National War Heroes Commemoration Ceremony today

2017-05-19 08:28:26

The National War Heroes Commemoration ceremony would be held today (19) at 4.00 pm at the Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte site of the War Heroes Memorial under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena and with the participation of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

This ceremony is organized by the Ranaviru Services Authority of the State Ministry of Defense under the theme” Lakmaniyange Surakshitha Idirigamana Venuven Sidukala Sadanusmaraneeya Kepakireemata Pidena Gawravanvitha Kruthaguna Dakweema” (Distinguished felicitation for the dedication shown towards the secured forward march of mother Sri Lanka)

This function is scheduled to begin with singing the National Anthem.The President, the Prime Minister and the distinguished invitees would then offer floral tributes at the Ranaviru Monument. Thereafter the President is due to address the nation.

The Commanders of the three forces, the IGP, security services heads and families of war heroes who laid down their lives for the Motherland are scheduled to participate in the event. (Ariyarathne Ranabahu)

  Comments - 15

  • ANTON Friday, 19 May 2017 08:39


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    ceylon Friday, 19 May 2017 08:45

    brutal seriel killers are given name as war heroes.war criminals in lanka are war heroes. via DM Android App

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    Dinesh Friday, 19 May 2017 09:16

    Be thankful for the fact that you are able to walk on the road safely today because of their precious sacrifice

    Reply : 15       26

    Pirapaha Groupie Friday, 19 May 2017 10:44

    No i think you made a mistake, that memorial service for brutal serial killers took place in the North yesterday.

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    Mohan Saturday, 20 May 2017 17:43

    No. The brutal killers who were responsible for this war were those who took part in the riots of 1958 and 1983.

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    Susantha Friday, 19 May 2017 09:29

    They put an end to the terrible times when fear and anxiety ruled our lives each time we hit the road

    Reply : 11       14

    BuffaloaCitizen Friday, 19 May 2017 09:30

    If so, we should also commemorate 1956, 1958, 1977, 1983 riots as national heroism weeks.

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    SL Friday, 19 May 2017 09:39

    Thanks to the our heroes ,Now there is no Tamil terrorism in this country.Some have escape the land and trying to re-organize .That too shall be dealt with the the way dealt with terrorists.

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    Mohan Saturday, 20 May 2017 17:45

    Those tamil terrorist did what they did thanks to the sinhala saints who were responsible for the 1958 and 1983 riots. Those saints didn't get felicitated for their holy work.

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    Sheri Saturday, 20 May 2017 20:48

    Well said!

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    Ruwan Friday, 19 May 2017 10:11

    seems Yahapala politicing the victory even with dates. Any way good we respect them with an official ceremony...... Even if we post something about the war we feel proud about war heroes and our nation. via DM Android App

    Reply : 9       13

    SL Friday, 19 May 2017 10:23

    Mr.Sirisena, LTTE terrorist celebrated it with shooting police jeep in Kilinochchi today !

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    upali Friday, 19 May 2017 10:31

    ceylonDo you know what serial killer means via DM Android App

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    sach Friday, 19 May 2017 10:48

    We salute the valiant heroes who saved this country from brutal terrorism against all odds.

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    lanka Friday, 19 May 2017 18:06

    Why we never celebrated war heroes day for liberating the country from JVP TWICE?

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