Ranaviru Flag pinned on the President
[March 06 2019]
Symbolizing the commencement of the War Heroes'
Commemoration Month - 2019, the first Ranaviru Flag was pinned on the
President Maithripala Sirisena during a ceremony at the Presidential
Secretariat on Tuesday (05 March).
'Ranaviru Commemoration Year' was also declared by the
President at the occasion to coincide with the completion of a decade
since the end of the Humanitarian Operation to rid the country of
The first flag pinned on the President by the
Chairperson of the Ranaviru Seva Authority, Major General J.J.P.S.T
Liyanage (Retd). Hon. State Minister of Defence, Ruwan Wijewardene,
Parliamentarians, Provincial Governors and Tri Forces Commanders were
also present at the occasion.
The 'Ranaviru' commemoration period formally commenced
on Tuesday (05) and will continue till 05 June (2019).