An anti-smoking week is being organized by the Sri Lanka Samurdhi Authority.
Part of the programme will be the sale of flags. The first flag was pinned on President Rajapaksa at Temple Trees. Oshani Nilumka of the Samurdhi Lama Kekulu Society pinned the first flag on the President. Thereafter it was pinned on Minister Basil Rajapaksa. Deputy Minister Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena and Director General of the Samurdhi Authority R.G. Bandula Tilakasiri were present on this occasion.