SL Embassy in Japan raises donation for war heroes
[04 January, 2009]
The Embassy of Sri Lanka in Japan in collaboration with SLBCJ and other Sri Lanka Associations in Japan organized a cultural/musical programme in support of welfare of the families of the armed forces.
The event was held at Nova Hall in Tsukuba City on 4th January 2009. Over 1200 Sri Lankans attended the event. Well, known artists from Sri Lanka were flown by courtesy of SriLankan Airlines to perform at the event. It was possible to raise a donation of Rs 4 million from this event which will be channelled to an appropriate relevant welfare institution in Sri Lanka.
The Sri Lanka Business Council in Japan, Sri Lanka Students Council in Japan, Sri Lankan business entrepreneurs and individuals extended their fullest support in organizing the event.
His Excellency President Mahinda Rajapaksa had conveyed a special message of felicitation for the success of the event.