Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Sri Lankan expacts in Cyprus celebrate victory over LTTE

( Sri Lankan Welfare Association (SLWA) in Cyprus orgainzed a peaceful rally on 24th May, paying tribute to the valiant Sri Lankan security forces in the acclaimed historic victory over the LTTE terrorist outfit.

Over 4000 Sri Lankan expatriates in Cyprus gathered at Cyta Park Nicosia to hail the Sri Lankan President and security forces, even drawing sections of the local population. According to SLWA sources, the "Rata Wenuwen Api Akurata" project conducted by the Sri Lanka Welfare Association to find sponsors for scholarships for the children of the war heroes had attracted many.