The World Wetlands Day national program held on February 2nd and 3rd , 2024, at Diyasaru Park in Thalawathugoda was successfully completed, comprising three sessions. The inauguration session, occurring on February 2nd , 2024, hosted esteemed guests including the Minister of Urban Development and Housing, secretaries, representatives from the embassies of India, Iran, and the UK, as well as heads of various government institutions and stakeholder agencies. The wetland festival featured 17 stalls with participation from government and non-government organizations, private partners, and stakeholders who worked with wetland related conservation activies, engaging over 2000 participants through activities like field sketching sessions, wildlife photography, and guided tours etc.. The Wetland Evening, the third session, saw around 200 invitees, including former Deputy Directors-General (DDGs) of the Central Environmental Authority (CEA), convene for a cultural review, likely centered around wetlands-related songs. Generous sponsorship from five sponsors significantly contributed to the program's success, highlighting the importance of wetlands and fostering awareness within the community.