War Hero Commemoration today

Army training in Sri Lanka

‘A Reminiscence of Reconciliation’, a cultural presentation of victory by the tri forces, police and civil security department will be held today (18) evening at the Independence Square premises in Colombo.

The cultural event will be held as a part of the War Hero commemoration programme.

A commemoration ceremony will also be held at the War Hero Monument in Battaramulla at 4.00 pm.

The programme will be held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena with the participation of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

Speaking at a press conference, Hettiarachchi said that reconciliation is essential for maintaining the lasting peace achieved after much sacrifices and this cultural programme is being held as a part of the government’s effort in promoting reconciliation among the people.

(Ada Derana)