First poppy flower pinned on President

First poppy flower pinned on President

The first poppy flower of the Poppy Day which falls on November 08 was pinned on President Maithripala Sirisena by Sri Lanka Ex-servicemen’s Association President Brigadier K.A. Gnanaweera at the President’s official residence today (07).

The first copy of “How Japan Bomb Tiny Ceylon” book written by a Second World War soldier, H.G.P. Jayasekara presented to the President at this event.

Secretary General of the Sri Lanka Ex-Servicemen’s Association, Rear Admiral S. Samaratunga, Treasurer, Col M Amarakoon and Vice-Presidents, Col. S. Ganegoda and Victor Jeyaraj also participated in the event.

 

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