Video : Update : Mervin Silva begins construction of his tomb
Public Relations Minister Mervin Silva marked his 70th birthday today with a special gesture.
After depositing the ashes of his late mother amid religious observations, minister Silva laid the foundation stone to build a tomb for himself close to the tomb of veteran singer H.R. Jothipala at the Borella public cemetery.
Update : Tuesday, 25 March 2014 - 7:19 --------------------------- Minister Mervin shed tears
A grave site was prepared today to bury the remains of Minister of Public Relations and Public Affairs Mervin Silva following his demise.
It was a unique occasion to commence construction work of the tombstone to coincide with his date of birth which falls today.
The tombstone to bury Minister’s remains will be built adjacent to popular artist H.R. Jothipala’s memorial.