Kasmira awarded ‘Most Peaceful Prize’ at Children’s World Peace Summit

Sri Lankan student – R.S. Kasmira Jayaweera has won the the ‘Most Peaceful Prize’ for her eloquent presentation on peace-building at the 4th Children’s World Peace Summit held in Tokyo last Tuesday.

Kasmira is a Grade 12 student at the Bandaranayake Central College, Veyangoda.
At this year’s Children’s World Peace Summit, more than 200 ideas for creating peace were submitted from 20 countries, and 12 child representatives were selected from among them to give speeches at the International Conference Hall of the House of Representatives.

Sri Lankan Ambassador E. Rodney M. Perera, along with Embassy staff, congratulated Kasmira.

Kasmira Jayaweera was selected from Sri Lanka to be amongst the 12 youth representatives from all over the world who delivered speeches on their ideas to create world peace. The theme of Jayaweera’s speech was ‘Listening to other people, learning and realizing the reality of the world and life’. Other child representatives delivering speeches were from Japan, Nepal, France, Lithuania, Malaysia, USA, and Cote d Ivoire.

Following her victory, Kasmira also sought blessings of Ven. Banagala Upatissa Thero – who is the President of Mahabodhi Society of Sri Lanka, Chief Sangha Nayaka of Japan and the Chief Priest-Lankaji Temple, Japan.