President Ranil attends D.A. Rajapaksa Commemorative Oration

November 24, 2022 at 7:20 PM

A special commemoration speech to mark the 55th death anniversary of late Mr.D.A. Rajapaksa was held this afternoon (24) under the patronage of President Ranil Wickremesinghe at the Nawarangahala in Colombo.

This ceremony was organised by the Rajapakse Memorial Educational, Cultural and Social Services Foundation, and was presided over by the Venerable Anunayake of the Sri Lanka Ramanya Maha Nikaya, Head of the Minuwangoda Patthaduvana Bhikshu Training Institute Venerable Nadagamuwe Vijaya Maitri Thero.

Professor Samitha Hettige of the University of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia delivered the keynote address on “The Belt – Road: Lessons for Sustainable Development”.

The book containing the Commemoration speech was also presented to the President.

Speaker Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena laid a floral tribute at the statue of Late D. A. Rajapaksa.