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.