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Anniversary 'Air Tattoo' concludes successfully

Anniversary 'Air Tattoo' concludes successfully

[March 07 2018]

The' Air Tattoo' organized in view of the anniversary celebrations of the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) concluded on a successful note on Monday (05th March). The three-day event held at the SLAF station in Ampara was attended by thousands of people including hundreds of school children.

The Sri Lanka Air Force celebrated its 67th anniversary on 02nd March (2018).

The 'Guwan Hamuda Papedi Sawariya -2018' cycle race held for the 19th year, in view of the anniversary celebrations concluded on Sunday. According to Air Force media, the overall championship was won by Madushanka Fernando of the Air Force while the Air Force cycle team took away the team event. The women's event was won by Shyamali of the Civil Security Department (CSD) while the SLAF won the team event. The three stage, 447.4 km long men's race from Colombo to Ampara was flagged off on Friday (02nd March) while the one day women's' event was held on Sunday from Batticaloa to Ampara covering a distance of 65.2 km.

Meanwhile, the new Assembly Hall of the Himidurawa Maha Vidyalaya, Ampara constructed by the Sri Lanka Air Force was declared on Saturday (03rd March). According to SLAF media, the project was carried out by the SLAF Station Ampara and was funded by the Command Welfare Fund.

The Assemble Hall was declared open by the Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force, Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy.

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