BUREAU OF THE COMMISSIONER GENERAL OF REHABILITATION
"MINISTRY OF PRISON REFORMS,REHABILITATION, RESETTLEMENT AND HINDU RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS"

Rehabilitees on Show at Dayata Kirula

A Special Programme was organized to focus attention on the activities of the Ministry of Rehabilitation and Prison Reform on February 26th, 2014, the day designated for the Ministry.

The event was held at the Mega Stage at the exhibition ground, it drew a huge and appreciative audience.

Female and Male dance troupes consisting of ex-combatants performed to the public at the venue. Dance troupe consisting of beneficiaries also staged an enthralling performance for no of Sinhala and Tamil songs on this occasion. The dance and musical performance was a resounding success and provided an excellent opportunity for ex-combatants to display their talents at a national event of this scale. These dance items included traditional dance events like Kavadi dance, Kohomba Kale dance, and Bharatha dance.

An ancient sword fighting drama event was also performed by the group of rehabilitee beneficiaries which drew great attention from the audience.

Attending the event were the Minister of Rehabilitation and Prison Reform Hon. Chandrasiri Gajadeera and Mrs. Gajadeera, Minister of Telecommunication and Information Technology Hon.Ranjith Siyambalapitiya, Additional Secretary (Admin) Mr. MI Ameer, Additional Secretary (Dev) Mr, Nimal Kotawalagedara, Commissioner General of Rehabilitation Major General Jagath Wijethileke, Deputy commissioner General Brigadier Darshana Liyanage and several other Government Officials.

The Event was planned and coordinated by Col. Dayamal Jayasuriya Coordinating Officer (Vavuniya), Lt. Col. Herman Fernando General Staff Officer 1 ( Monitoring) and the staff.

We Extend our wishes to two compilers Mr. Kalimuththu Suthakaran .& Mrs. Selvakumar Sugitha Set the stage for the said evening.

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