Eyeing separate War Heroes Commemoration - Bandula
May 13, 2016 03:47 pm
A separate National War Heroes Commemoration Ceremony 2016 will also be held under the patronage of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa in Kurunegala, MP Bandula Gunawardena says.
The observation was made during a press conference held in Colombo this afternoon (13).
According to him, the ceremony will be held at the Buddha Maha Pirivena in Kurunegala.
State minister of defence Ruwan Wijewardena earlier said the main National War Heroes Commemoration Ceremony 2016 will be held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the War Memorial in Battaramulla on 18 May. The event is to be followed by a cultural show at the Independent Square in Colombo.
Speaking at the occasion, State Minister said that the government has already launched War Heroes Commemoration Month which is held to felicitate and commemorate the heroic War Heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice and became disable during the war to bring freedom to the country.