National War Heroes’ Day to be commemorated tomorrow

National War Heroes’ Day to be commemorated tomorrow

May 18, 2019   01:29 pm

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Today (18) marks the milestone of a decade upon eradication of the brutal terrorism that plagued Sri Lanka for nearly 30 years through the humanitarian operations.

Sri Lanka is all set to pay tribute to the memory of patriotic fallen war heroes in the series of ‘Dasawarshabhishekaya’ (Decade of Peace) ceremonies, which are scheduled to commence tomorrow (19) and conclude on May 22nd, says Sri Lanka Army.

In view of the National War Heroes’ Day tomorrow, island-wide ‘peace walks’ have been planned in major cities with the participation of President Maithripala Sirisena and relatives of fallen war heroes, according to the Army.

The Army Chief Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake said the National War Heroes’ commemoration organized by the Rana Viru Seva Authority, is scheduled to be held at the Battaramulla War Hero Monument at 3.30 p.m. with the patronage of the President. It is to be attended by the relatives of fallen tri-service and Police war heroes.

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