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Programme held at the Ministry to promote Hebal drink

Programme held at the Ministry to promote herbal drink

A programme was held at the Ministry of Defence today (11th Tuesday, August 2015) to introduce a traditionally made herbal porridge (Kenda). The event was held to promote this traditional porridge to the Ministry staff and Tri-Forces at the Ministry auditorium by the "Hela suwaya" organization.

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. BMUD Basnayake graced the occasion as the guest of honour and Chief of Defence Staff and Tri - Forces commanders were also present.

Dr. Anuruddha Padeniya, President of the Government Medical Officers' Association (GMOA), Dr. KS Dahanayake and Ms. Priyantha Senanayake educated the audience about the importance of the herbal porridge during the occasion.

Presently the "Hela suwaya" porridge drink has been successfully introduced to the Royal College and under the guidance of Secretary it is expected to be introduced to the Tri Forces and CSD too.

Principal Royal College, Mr. Upali Gunasekara, Principal Defence Services College Mrs. Damayanthi P Jayaneththi, Tri-forces medical officers and representatives from tri-forces and CSD were present at the occasion.

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