The President explains reasons behind the removal

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 - 18:41

President Maithripala Sirisena disclosed today that a war heroes’ memorial on Kurunegala- Dambulla road was temporarily removed due to road renovations.  

He also stated that he advised the army to reinstall the war heroes’ memorial on the same location again.

The President was speaking at the inaugural program in a series of electorate level national programs titled “country without drugs” held at the Meegaha Ela sports ground at Hiriyala in Kurunegala today.