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.