|National Victory Day|
|Wednesday, 19 May 2010 14:37|
National Victory Day Celebrated in New York
Permanent Mission of Sri Lanka to the United Nations in New York Celebrated the ‘National Victory Day ‘ on Tuesday 18th May, at a simple religious ceremony held at the New York Buddhist Viharaya. Permanent Representative , Dr Palitha Kohona, staff members and Sri Lankans living in New York attended the religious ceremony. Ven. Kurunegoda Piyatissa Mahanayaka Thero, of the New York Buddhist Viharaya paid a special tribute to the President and the members of the security forces for bringing peace to Sri Lanka, having defeated a brutal terrorist group after twenty seven years of Bloody terrorism. The Nayaka Thero said the country must always remember with gratitude , the members of the valiant security forces who paid the supreme sacrifice to safeguard the integrity of Sri Lanka.
Tuesday 18th May,2010