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Published on - 9/23/2004

Commander lays foundation stone for library building

The Commander of the Army, Lt Gen S.H.S.Kottegoda, attended the ceremony of laying the foundation stone to the proposed new library building and the Relics chamber at the Panagoda Sri Bodhirajaramaya this morning (23 Sept).

A donation of Rs.100,000/= made for this long -felt requirement of the clergy and these devotees attending the temple was handed over to the Commander of the Army by Mrs Kalyani Alwis invoking merits to her late beloved husband and her sister.

Mrs P.A.Pathirana, the wife of the late Captain P.A. Pathirana also made a contribution of Rs. 50,000/= for this meritorious activity.

Mrs. Sonia Kottegoda, President of Army Seva Vanitha Unit, Major General G.B.W. Jayasundara, General Officer Commanding 11 Division, Mrs Jayasundara and some Senior Officers of the Army took part in the ceremony.