Service through Wisdom

03rd June 2023 12:35:39 Hours


Troops serving at the Army War College (AWC) Buttala in association with other government institutions, civil society and the mercantile community in the area celebrated ‘Poson festival’ in a grand scale on 03 June 2023. Exhibiting their aesthetic skills and willingness in charity, the AWC troops designed and exhibited a decorated ‘Pahan Kooduwa” and “Patachara Kathawa” whilst also organizing a “Dansela”, to coincide with the Poson festival zone at the Sri Rahathankanda hermitage premises launched with blessings of the Chief Incumbent, Reverend Elpitiye Sumanarathana Thero.

On the instructions of the Commandant AWC Buttala Major General YAMB Manada Yahampath RWP RSP ndu psc, the troops made their pious involvements to screen out the Poson zone by putting up creative and eye catching lanterns in addition to their main celebrations and the Commandant AWC also joined the inauguration by lighting the lanterns and opening the ‘Dansela’ on the invitation of the organizing committee of the Poson Zone at the ‘Rahathan Kanda’ hermitage in Buttala.

The Chief Instructor and the Staff of AWC also attended the celebrations and the Students of Sri Sumangala Damma School Unawatuna, Buttala staged a concert of “Bakthigeetha” in the Poson zone. Thousands Poson sight-seers who were traveling along Buttala - Monaragala road enjoyed visiting the Poson zone.

Residing members of Mahasanga, and other distinguished invitees in the area were also present at the commencement of the arrangements at the Poson Zone.