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The White Cane Day or the International Day for the Blind provides a platform to highlight issues concerning the visually handicapped, mobilise programmes and obtains support for implementation. The Federation together with its national and international affiliates annually organise a series of activities to mark this day.

The International White Cane Day, declared on October 15, 1969, is of special significance to Sri Lanka since it was first declared on Sri Lanka soil at the Second Convention of the International Federation of the Blind, when it was presided over by the late Mr. Rienzie Alagiyawanne.

The Annual All Island Flag Week of the Federation is held in conjunction with the International White Cane Day.

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