Nov 24, Colombo: The D. A. Rajapaksa commemorative oration will be held this evening at the Temple Trees under the patronage of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa.
This year’s memorial lecture will be delivered by Ananda W.P. Guruge, Professor of California State University. He is a former Sri Lankan ambassador to France and the US.
The topic will be “Sri Lanka from the Euro-Asian Commercial Hub to Pan-World Socio Political Importance”.
The oration is chaired by the chief incumbent of the Asgiri Chapter of Buddhist Siyam Nikaya Ven. Udugama Sri Buddharakkhitha Thera.
The memorial lecture is held to commemorate the 44th death anniversary of Sri Lanka Freedom Party founder and current President’s father, late D.A. Rajapaksa
The event is organized by the Rajapaksa Memorial, Educational, Cultural and Social Services Foundation.