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01st March 2016 22:53:28 Hours

Troops Assist Planting 'Pinkama'

Troops belonging to 8 Gemunu Watch serving the 24 Division of the Security Force Headquarters – East (SFHQ- E) gave their cooperation to the members of the Maha Sangha for planting of a sacred Bo Sapling at the historic Pulukunawa Rajamaha Viharaya during a simple ceremony on Saturday (27).    

Major General P.M.R. Bandara, General Officer Commanding, 24 Division attended the ceremony on behalf of the troops. 

Buddhist monks, including Ven. Ellawala Medananda Nayake Thero participated in the planting ceremony.