Defence Secretary Gothabaya Rajapaksa is optimistic that the soldiers who made a vital contribution to liberating the country from terrorism would dedicate themselves to safeguard it.
He was addressing members of the Security forces at Wellankulam. On arrival at the Wanni 211th Defence Headquarters, the Defence Secretary was welcomed by the Wanni Commanding Officer Major Gen. Kamal Gunaratne. Thereafter, the Defence Secretary visited the Madhu Shrine and participated in religious observances. After inquiring into the needs of the war heroes, Mr Rajapaksa looked into the prevailing situation in the area.