President says some don’t know ‘difference’ of war heroes and terrorists

Saturday, 19 May 2018 - 19:23

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President Maithripala Sirisena says that certain members of the government, opposition, and non-governmental organizations cannot comprehend the difference between war heroes and terrorists.
 
The President made these comments at the Commemoration of National War Heroes held at the War Heroes' Memorial in Parliament Grounds, Kotte.
 
Many invitees including the Speaker, commanders of the tri-forces as well as the relatives of the war-heroes took part in the commemoration.
 
After the President arrived the National anthem was sung following which the ceremony began.
 
2 minutes of silence was held as a mark of respect to war heroes who laid down their lives for the country, following which the President addressed the gathering.

Here, he said that he will never allow the wishes of LTTE supporters to be fulfilled.