'Avurudu Pola' at the Ministry
A special 'Avurudu Pola' (Festival fair) organized by
the Seva Vanitha Unit (SVU) of the Ministry of Defence was declared
opened by the Chairperson of the SVU, Mrs. Shalini Waidyaratne, this
morning (05th April).
This two day fair is being held in view of the
upcoming Sinhala and Tamil New Year festive season.
The tri services and Civil Defence Department have
also put up special stalls that offer food stuff including fresh
vegetables, fruits, dry rations, dairy products, textile and readymade
clothes, foot ware and other items at concessionary prices.
Senior Ministry officials, military officers, SVU
officials and members of the Ministry staff were also present during the
opening of the 'Avurudu Pola'.