The ceremony to commemorate thousands of service personnel who laid down their lives to save the country from the shackles of terrorism will take place at the National War Memorial at Battaramulla under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena today. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, Ministers, Tri Forces Commanders and family members of the those who made the supreme sacrifice for the Motherland will participate in this ceremony. Ceremonies to commemorate war veterans who saved the country from the scourge of terrorism were held at provincial level during the past few days.
The President will place floral tributes at the War Memorial after addressing the ceremony. This commemoration ceremony is organised by the Ranaviru Seva Authority.