Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya joined Muslim members of the Sri Lanka Army to celebrate ‘Ifthar’, breaking of Ramadan fast last evening (30) at a fast-breaking event, organized at Wadduwa Holiday Resort, Wadduwa. The event was organized by the Muslims Association of the Sri Lanka Army under the patronage of its President Brigadier M. Z. R. Sallay.
‘Ifthar’ celebrations marked for the second time in the Army took place in accordance with the wishes of the Commander who wants all religious and cultural identities be accommodated equally in the organization. Everyone present for the religious ritual received a copy of the Holy Al Quran.
Lieutenant General Jayasuriya in the company of Mrs. Manjulika Jayasuriya, President, Seva Vanitha Army Branch and a large gathering of Muslim officers, their spouses and soldiers attended the occasion.