Late General Sir John Kotelawala commemorated on 118th birth anniversary (Watch video)

Late General Sir John Kotelawala commemorated on 118th birth anniversary (Watch video)

Written by Staff Writer

05 Apr, 2015 | 7:49 pm

The ceremony to commemorate the 118th birth anniversary of late General Sir John Kotelawala was held on Saturday April 4,  at the Kotelawala Defence University in Ratmalana.

State Minister of Defence Ruwan Wijewardena attended the occasion as the Chief Guest. The event was also graced by the Vice Chancellor of the Defence University, Major General Milinda Peiris.

Speaking at the event, State Minister for  Defence Ruwan Wijewardena said that as a former Prime Minister, Sir John Kotalawala is one of the most brave, honest,  capable and benevolent leaders of the modern political history of our country.

He added that he had the great quality of benevolence, a quality that is alien to most present day politicians.

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