Wednesday, June 3, 2009

Nation’s victory celebration today

(DM)Elaborate arrangements have been put in place for today’s national celebration at the Galle Face Green to commemorate the historic victory over terrorism that ended a three decade old civil war.

President Mahinda Rajapaksa who is also the Commander-in-Chief of all Armed Forces as the chief guest at the event will address the nation on this memorable occasion which will also be attended by Defence Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa, the Commanders of the three forces, Inspector General of Police and the Chief of Civil Defence Force. Full text