Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Old Anandians pay tribute to Defence Secretary

Old Boys Association (OBA) of Ananda College, Colombo, has organized a week long programme to pay tribute to the war heroes who liberated the country from the grip of terrorism.

Chairman of the OBA, Mr. Manju Fernando yesterday (Jun 29) presented a special badge designed for the Ranaviru Week to Secretary Defence Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Defence ministry premises.

Mr. Rajapaksa is also a past pupil of the Ananada collage.

The badge is to worn by all students and the members of the OBA during the Ranawiru week. Mr. Lal Dissanayake, principal of the Ananda College and Mr. Isuru Samarasinghe, former chairman of the Old Boys Association also attended the occasion.

The Old Boys Association has also organised a special ceremony to honour the old Anandians in the Armed Services on 3rd July 2009 at the College premises.

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