His Excellency the president Mahinda Rajapaksa graced the ‘Ranaviru Abiman’ ceremony, the national conference of the Ranaviru Sansada officers as the chief guest at Temple Trees today (09th January). Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rayapaksa and chairperson of the MOD Seva Vanitha Unit Mrs. Ioma Rajapaksa were also present at the occasion.
Commendable work done by the officials of the Ranaviru Sansada was highly appreciated and they were presented with the certificates as an encouragement during the function organized by the Ranaviru Seva Authority.
On par with the ceremony scholars, three wheelers, housing loans, housing donations, clutches and necessary equipments for the Ranaviru Villages were distributed among war heroes and their families. Over 1000 war heroes received the donations during the function.
A memento and a CD titled ‘Ranaviru Abimana Gee’ were also presented to the Secretary Defence to mark the occasion.
Secretary to the Presedent Mr. Lalith Weerathunga, Northern Province Governor Maj Gen (Rtd) G.A Chandrasiri, Eastern Province Governor Rear Admiral (Rtd) Mohan Wijewickrama, Military Liaison Officer (MOD), Chief of Defence Staff, Tri-forces Commanders, Inspector General of Police, Director General of Media Centre of National Security, a large number of war heroes and their family members were also present at the occasion.