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Traditional New Year gathering at the Ministry

Traditional New Year gathering at the Ministry

[April 18 2018]

A traditional 'Aluth Avurudhu' (New Year) gathering was held under the patronage of the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne PC at the Ministry premises today (18th Wednesday, April 2018).

Making a brief speech at the event, Secretary Waidyaratne wished all those present a prosperous year ahead.

After lighting the traditional oil lamp, Secretary Waidyaratne together with MoD staff enjoyed a traditional 'Avurudhu Breakfast' spread prepared for the occasion.

Ministry officials including Additional Secretaries, Navy Commander, heads of institutes coming under the purview of ministry, senior military officers and civil staff members were also present at the occasion.


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