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Dilantha Malagamuwa receives state sponsorship after 36 years

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Sri Lankan racing legend Dilantha Malagamuwa received the state sponsorship for the first time to participate in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe Championship 2020, after 36 years.
 
The racing tournament will be held from September 05 to November 15 in Germany, Spain, Belgium and France.
 
He received the blessing from Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa during a meeting at the Temple Trees on Wednesday (26) before leaving the country to participate in the championship.
 
Mr Malagamuwa, who joined the weekly cabinet media briefing on Thursday said that he was grateful for the opportunity given to him.
 
Meanwhile, in a tweet, Prime Minister Rajapaksa extended wishes for Malagamuwa.
 
"I wish Dilantha Malagamuwa, Sri Lanka’s International Star in the motor racing arena, the very best of luck as he heads out to participate in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe Championship 2020. He is an inspiration to those who aspire to engage in diverse areas of non-traditional sports," Mr. Rajapaksa said. (Chaturanga Samarawickrama) Pix by Kithsiri De Mel


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  • Leslie Gunatilleka Thursday, 27 August 2020 07:48 PM

    At last, a good gesture from SL Govt. I think we are heading the right way. Good luck Dilantha.

    FF Thursday, 27 August 2020 08:38 PM

    HE IS NOW IN THE COMMITTEE APPOINTED BY NAMAL R UNDER THE SPORTS MINISTRY. WONDER WHY SUSANTHIKA WAS NOT INCLUDED INTO THAT COMMITTEE

    Manoj Friday, 28 August 2020 11:26 AM

    The reason they don't involve her is because she's after property, vehicles and money.


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