The initial Poppy blossom to memorialize Remembrance Day was pinned on Head of state Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat today (Oct. 26) by the Chairman of the Sri Lanka Ex-Servicemen’s Organization, Major General Upul Perera.
The revenue made by marketing the Poppy blossoms is made use of for the well-being of the retired as well as impaired battle experts.
Remembrance Day was initial honored in 1944 in Sri Lanka as well as this year it commemorates the 77th Poppy Blossom Celebration.
The 2021 Remembrance Day Celebration will certainly be held at the Cenotaph Battle Memorial at the Viharamahadevi Park on November 14th early morning to memorialize the battle heroes that compromised their lives throughout the First as well as Secondly Globe Battles along with the civil disputes in Sri Lanka for thirty years.
Lots of nations around the globe memorialize Remembrance Day on November 11 every year as well as the ceremony is additionally being kept in Sri Lanka on the closest Sunday to November 11.
General Assistant of the Sri Lanka Ex-Servicemen’s Organization Lieutenant Colonel Ajith Siyambalapitiya, Treasurer Major Shanthilal Kankanamge as well as Chairman of the Memorial Board Lieutenant Colonel A. Deepal Subasinghe were additionally existing.