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Gotabaya Rajapaksa invited the expatriate critics of Sri Lanka to come and witness the development
[ Friday, 19 April 2013, 04:16.53 AM GMT +05:30 ]
Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa invited the expatriate critics of Sri Lanka to come and witness the development achieved after ‘eradicating terrorism.’

He made these views at the opening ceremony of the Thoppigala war memorial today participating as the chief guest.

“People were deprived of enjoying the scenic beauty of this area due to the 30-year-old war and people in these areas had to leave their native places and had lived under dire conditions.

After liberating the country from the terrorism, not only Sri Lankans but foreigners also have been able to come and enjoy the scenic beauty of this area,” he said.

He said that this was a great opportunity for the foreigners who hold wrong views to come and witness how Sinhalese, Tamils and Muslims live together peacefully in these areas after the war

Defence Secretary also declared opened a park constructed by the Lankan army at the site. Rs. .25 billion allocated for this construction activities.

Army commander Let.Gen.Jagath Jayasuriya, Sr iLankan Navy Commander, IGP N.K.Ilankakoon, Army commander of the eastern province Maj.Gen. Lal Perera, Senior Supernatant of the Eastern province Poojitha Jayasundara, army officers of the eastern province and police officials were also present at this event.

End of the event defence secretary and all the other officials garland the war memorial.

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