SLA declares 'Sri Lankan war heroes week' from May 12
[TamilNet, Monday, 10 May 2010, 01:55 GMT]
The Sri Lankan Ministry of Defence, Public Security, Law and Order have declared
a week to commemorate Sri Lankan war heroes commencing on May 12-18, on May 12 in the Central Province, May 13 in Uva, East and Northern Provinces, May
14 in the North Western, May 15 in Southern Province, May 16 in the
North Central and on May 17 in the Sabaragamuwa Province, according to
Military spokesman Major General Prasad Samarasinghe to media.
The Victory Parade will be held at the Galle Face on May 20th and in
the evening a special remembrance ceremony will be held at the War
Heroes Monument in the Parliament grounds, he added.
The Air Force, Navy and the police will also commemorate war heroes by
engaging in religious rituals and providing basic needs to the
disabled, he said.