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30th November 2019 16:45:02 Hours

Veterans on Expedition Reach Naula

The two retired veterans, Private (Retd) R.W.V Piyathissa of 2 Battalion Gajaba Regiment of the Army and the Chief Petty Officer (Retd) M.B.W Kumara of the Sri Lanka Navy who jointly commenced a foot pilgrimage to Kataragama from Nagadeepa temple in the Jaffna peninsula on Friday (22) reached Damublla and Naula on Sunday (01) to be greeted to a warm welcome, organized by the 11 Division upon their entry into the area.

Brigadier Shantha Herath, Project officer 11 Division welcomed them near the Dambulla Rajamaha Vihara, together with officers and other ranks and Colonel Nishyanka Eeriyagama, Centre Commandant, Special Forces .This is the 10th day of their journey.