State Minister graces NCC annual sports meet
[July 07 2019]
The annual inter Provincial Sports meet of the National
Cadet Corps (NCC) commenced at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo,
yesterday (06 June). The opening ceremony was graced by the Minister of
Media and State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene. Secretary to
the Ministry of Defence, General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP
ndc, was also present as a guest of honor at the occasion.
The special guests were received by the Director of
the NCC Major General MMS Perera upon their arrival at the stadium.
The two-day sports meet will see about 800 NCC cadets
from all 38 Battalions across the country vie for the honors at the
NCCs sports meet this year.
During the ceremony the chief guest was accorded a
guard of honour by the cadets.
Secretary to the State Ministry of Defence Mr. NKGK
Nemmawatta, senior military officers and a large number of cadets were
also present at the occasion.