A Commemmoration and Remembrance Day service was held yesterday at the war memorial in Viharamahadevi Park. The event, organised by the Sri Lankan Ex- Serviceman’s Association, honoured injured and fallen soldiers in light of Remembrance Day, colloquially known as Poppy Day. Remembrance Day falls on November 11. Disabled soldiers participated in the service. Prime Minister D M Jayaratne was among those in attendance to pay homage to the soldiers.
Photos show participants at the service held yesterday.