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State Minister Wijewardene graces 'Amadahara' Vesak musical recital

State Minister Wijewardene graces 'Amadahara' Vesak musical recital

[May 14 2017]

State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene was the chief guest at the 'Amadahara' Vesak musical programe held on Saturday evening (13th May) in Colombo. The programme was organized by the Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Ltd (Lake House) at its premises in view of the 14th UN Vesak Day celebrations.

Addressing the event, State Minister Wijewardene said, since its inception the newspaper publishing company has always acting for the freedom of the country and stability of Buddhism and has organized many projects in that regard. He also expressed appreciation to the tri forces, Police and Civil Security Department musical bands for their participation in this Buddhist devotional musical programme.

During the occasion the State Minister also distributed prizes and certificates to the winners of Vesak essay competition organized by the Colombo Young Men's Buddhist Association (YMBA).

Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crisanthe De Silva, Chairman, officials and employees of Lake House, Colombo YMBA members and a large number of people were present at the peogramme.


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