06th June 2019 18:24:46 Hours
As gesture of reconciliation and understanding among different faiths of the Eastern Province, a special “Iftar” program was organized by 23 Battalion of Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment on Wednesday 29 May at Grand Jummah Mosque Pothuvil on account of forthcoming Ramadan festival. Major General Mahinda Mudalige General Officer Commanding 24 Division participated in the ceremony as the Chief Guest. The Event was organized with the guidance of the Chief Maulavi of Pothuvil Grand Jummah Mosque and with the directions and supervision of Brigadier Damitha Ranasinghe, the Commander 242 Brigade.
Officials representing the Sister Services and civil organizations too attended the occasion along with more than 600 Islamic devotees.