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'Sanhindiyawai Sangrama Shakthiyai' cultural show to be held tomorrow

'Sanhindiyawai Sangrama Shakthiyai' cultural show to be held tomorrow

[June 13 2017]

'Sanhindiyawai Sangrama Shakthiyai', a cultural festival reflecting reconciliation and coexistence will be staged at the Independence Square on Wednesday (14th June). This was revealed at a press briefing held in this regard at the Ministry with the participation of Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi.

Speaking at the media briefing, Secretary Hettiarachchi said that like the previous year a cultural show was planned to be held in May but due to all cultural troupes of the tri forces, police and civil defence department being involved in the International Vesak Day celebrations it was decided to conduct the cultural show in June. Reconciliation, coexistence and development through poverty alleviation will set the backdrop to this year's event.

The cultural festival will be held at the Independence Square at 08.30 pm, tomorrow under the patronage of the President and the presence of the Prime Minister.

Secretary to the Ministry of City Planning & Water Supply Mr. Sarath Chandrasiri Vithana, Additional Secretary of the MoD Mr. WA Kulasooriya and Military Liaison Officer Major General DAR Ranawaka were also associated with the press briefing.

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