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Secretary graces annual Softball Cricket Tournament

Secretary graces annual Softball Cricket Tournament

[September 09 2018]

The annual inter departmental friendly softball cricket tournament of the Ministry of Defence was conducted under the patronage of the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne, President's Counsel, in Colombo on Saturday (08 September).

Secretary to the State Ministry of Defence, Mr. Sunil Samaraweera was also present at the occasion.

The Rifle Green grounds of the Sri Lanka Air Force in Slave Island set the perfect stage for the willow wielders of ten teams pitting with each other for the championship title. Each team was comprised Ministry employees both young and old including tri forces and civilian members. An important feature of this annual fixture is the inclusion of female players in each team.

A full day of tightly fought matches saw the Technical and Transport Departments facing each other at the finals. The Technical Department team won the championship title.

The tournament was conducted by the Welfare Association of the Ministry. Trophies were awarded to winning teams and outstanding players during the occasion.

Additional Secretaries, Commander of the Air Force, Ministry officials, employees and their family members were present throughout the duration of the day long tournament.


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