HIV and AIDS awareness programme was held at Mon Town Council Hall on March 18 under the theme ‘Stop AIDS, Keep the Promise” with Deputy Commissioner, Mon, Dinesh kumar IAS, as chief guest.
According to an official bulletin, the awareness pro-gramme was organized by Mon District AIDS control committee.
In his speech, the chief guest extended his appreciation to the organizer and members present. He exhorted the school student to be well aware of this disease HIV and AIDS and also spread the message to the ignorant.
He also urged the students to have dreams and to achieve these dreams because the future of the society is in the hands of the students. The function was chaired by SDO (C) Mon, Hiezü Mero and introductory speech was given by DPO, district AIDS control society, Opang Jamir while invocation prayer was pronounced by President, Pastors’ Union, Mon.
The other highlights of the programme were special number by Samuel Konyak and a skit by evangelical union Mon and blood test of the school children.
Dr. Lemlyei Konyak, spoke on the topic ‘Present Scenario of HIV and AIDS at the Global, National and State Level’ and ‘Awareness and Preventive Measure on HIV and AIDS’ was delivered by Shan Sham Organization of Mon.
The Programme was attended by officials, NGOs, public leader and school students with vote of thanks proposed by chief medical officer Mon, Dr. C. Kikon