6th war heroes’ commemoration in Mathara today


The sixth war hero commemoration of the victory of liberating the country from terrorists ending the 30-year war will be held in Matara today under the patronage of President Maitripala Sirisena.

The victory commemoration will begin at 8 a.m. today at the Matara coastal belt under the theme ‘Reconciliation’.

3255 members of the Sri Lanka military, 1615 members representing the navy and 916 representing the Air Force are due to participate in the commemoration ceremony scheduled to be held today.

In addition 955 officials representing the police and 519 members of Civil  Defence Force will participate in today’s 6th annual victory commemoration.