National War Heroes’ Day in major cities

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Sri Lanka is all set to pay tribute to the memory of patriotic fallen war heroes in the series of ‘Dasawarshabhishekaya’ (Decade of Peace) ceremonies, which are scheduled to begin today, May 19 and conclude on May 22, says Sri Lanka Army.

In view of the National War Heroes’ Day, island-wide ‘peace walks’ have been planned in major cities with the participation of President Maithripala Sirisena and relatives of fallen war heroes.

The Army Chief, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake said the National War Heroes commemoration, organized by the Rana Viru Seva Authority, is scheduled to be held at the Battaramulla War Hero Monument at 3.30 p.m. with the patronage of the President.

It is to be attended by the relatives of fallen tri-service and Police war heroes.

Thesundayreader.lk would like to take this opportunity to salute and pay tribute to the memory of patriotic fallen war heroes and veterans of the three forces and the Police.