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War Heroes Commemoration Flag pinned on President, marks start of War Heroes Commemoration Month

The National War Heroes Flag was pinned on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat today (04), declaring the start of War Heroes Commemoration Month.

Acting Chairperson of the Ranaviru Seva Authority Sonia Kottegoda pinned the War Heroes Flag on the President.

This month serves to commemorate the brave war heroes who sacrificed their lives for a free and independent country by putting an end to the terrorism that ravaged the nation for more than three decades.

The War Heroes Commemoration Month commences in the first week of May from the day the National War Heroes Flag was pinned on the President.

Defence Secretary (Retired) General Kamal Gunaratne was also present for the occassion.