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  • POPPY PINNING TO SECRETARY DEFENCE

    16th November 2020 15:19:33 Hours

    A delegation headed by President, Sri Lanka Ex-Servicemen’s Association, Maj Gen Upul Perera called on Secretary Defence Maj Gen Kamal Gunarathna on 05th October 2020 and pinned a poppy on Secretary Defence, as done in the previous years during Poppy seasons.

  • WORLD ELDERS & CHILDRENS DAY CLEBRATION AT SLESA VETERANS HOME

    05th October 2020 13:39:04 Hours

    Elder' s Day and Children's Day were celebrated together at SLESA Veterans Home, Bolagala on 01 Oct 2020. The Chief Guest gracing the occasion was Mrs Plasida Wickramasinghe, the loving wife of the late Mr Baratha Wickramasinghe who donated the land and the house where the SLESA Veterans Home, Bolagala is currently located. Twenty Five elderly persons, male and female, from the nearby village along with twenty five school children, again male and female, were requested to attend the ceremony. Inmates of the veteran home also added glamour to the event. All enjoyed the dances performed by school children. Lunch was served at the end of the ceremony and all participants, inmates, villagers and school children were given gift parcels. In addition, dry ration and gifts were given to the nearest Elders Home and lunch was provided to the inmates of the closest Childrens Home where children with disabilities are living.

  • POPPY PINNING TO COMMANDER OF THE NAVY

    05th October 2020 13:26:44 Hours

    A poppy flower was pinned on the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne by the President of Sri Lanka Naval Association Admiral (Rtd) Daya Sandagiri and the President of Sri Lanka Ex-Servicemen’s Association Major General (Rtd) Upul Perera at the Navy Headquarters, on 29th September 2020.

  • THE PINNING OF THE POPPY FLOWER ON THE HON SPEAKER

    05th October 2020 13:22:15 Hours

    The pinning of the poppy flower on the Hon. Speaker of Parliament Hon. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardena by the Chairman, Group Captain K. W Kirinde, Chairman Poppy Committee, took place on 22nd September 2020 at the Parliamentary premises.

  • FIRST POPPY PINNING TO HE THE PRESIDENT

    13th September 2020 19:17:33 Hours

    The first Poppy Flower was pinned on H.E the President on August 28th , at the Presidential Secretariat, by Major General Upul Perera, President of the Sri Lanka Ex-Servicemen’s Association.

  • SLESA CELEBRATES 76 YEARS

    29th August 2020 07:47:56 Hours

    The Veterans Association of Sri Lanka celebrates its 76th birthday today, August 29, 2020.

  • OPENING OF SLESA LIBRARY

    24th June 2020 10:48:28 Hours

    SLESA opened library facilities for its members on 25th Feb 2020

  • 100 year Birth day of Mr. BCB Mendis, War Veterans WW II

    24th June 2020 10:47:25 Hours

    100 year Birth day of Mr. BCB Mendis, War Veterans WW II

  • Opening of Indra Ananda Veternans home at Katugastota

    24th June 2020 10:44:37 Hours

    Opening of Indra Ananda Veternans home at Katugastota

  • Poppy Ceremony 2019

    24th June 2020 10:39:07 Hours

    General SHS Kottegoda Secretary Defence Laying first Poppy wreath