The 25th death anniversary of late President Ranasinghe Premadasa who was killed in a LTTE suicide attack in 1993, falls today.
A commemoration ceremony will take place opposite his statue at Hulftsdorp in Colombo in the morning under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.
The late President’s wife Hema Premadasa, his son Minister Sajith Premadsa and family members too will be among the attendees. Ranasinghe Premadasa was the second Executive President of Sri Lanka.
He was the Prime Minister (1978-1988) and the President of the country (1989-1993).
A special free supplement will be issued with the Daily News today to mark the 25th death anniversary of the late President Ranasinghe Premadasa.