National Civilian Bravery Awards 2018

Bus driver H. M. Keerthi Bandara Padmasiri (45) employed at the Sri Lanka Transport Board, who sacrificed his life to save another 22 lives on board in an accident which occurred at Haputale in 2017 was awarded the National Civilian Bravery Award, posthumously. His wife and two children receiving the award from Speaker Karu Jayasuriya who was the chief guest at the National Civilian Bravery Awards 2018 held at the BMICH, Colombo yesterday.