Lankapage Logo CP 18 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Remembrance Day ceremony held in Colombo
Sun, Nov 12, 2017, 11:38 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Nov 12, Colombo: The Armed Forces Remembrance Day ceremony, organized by the Sri Lanka Ex- Servicemen's Association was held at the War Memorial in the Vihara Maha Devi Park in Colombo, yesterday (11th November 2017).

State Minister of Defense Ruwan Wijewardene and Secretary to the Ministry of Defense Kapila Waidyaratne attended the event and paid floral tributes at the monument during the ceremony held under the patronage of the Speaker Karu Jayasuriya. Chief of Defense Staff, tri forces commanders, religious leaders of all faiths and other dignitaries also attended the ceremony.

The Sri Lanka Ex-Servicemen's Association also launched a book titled "Foot Prints on the Sand of Time" during the ceremony. This unique publication is a written record of the 70 year history of the Association. At the event several members of the Association were also decorated with special medals in recognition of their volunteer service towards the welfare of the local veteran community.

 

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories ::
Sri Lanka Premier emphasizes need to move forward on Economic Technology Agreement with India
-- [11 minutes ago]
Suspects in Dematagoda abduction case sentenced
-- [8 hours ago]
Price control on several essential food items considered to arrest rising cost of living
-- [9 hours ago]
Sri Lanka to advance the traditional indigenous medicine and methods
Sri Lanka's CICT invests over USD 10 Mn in green infrastructure at Colombo Port
Red Herring names 99X Technology as one of Asia's most promising tech companies
AIS Principal Harshana Perera honored at Icons of Learning Summit, Singapore
Traditional Scottish Pipers in Colombo
Criminal investigators face many challenges - Secretary to the President
Sri Lanka receives World No Tobacco Day Award for third time

Copyright © 2000, 2016 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.