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President honors veteran artistes

A ceremony was held at the National Film (NFC) premises yesterday under the patronage of President Maithiripala Sirisena to grant an allowance to veteran artistes who are spending their retirement . Twenty such artistes received cheques from the President symbolically. The President also unveiled a portrait of veteran film maker Dr D. B. Nihalsinghe at the Corporation premises. Ministers Wijayadasa Rajapakshe, Ranjith Maddumabandara, State Minister Mohan Lal Grero and NFC Chairman Sithendra Senaratne were present. Picture by Sudath Silva


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