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Cadet sportsmeet held

A cadet receiving the trophy from Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe while State Minister of Defence Ruwan Wijewardene looks on.
A cadet receiving the trophy from Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe while State Minister of Defence Ruwan Wijewardene looks on.

The National Cadet Corps conducted its Inter-Province Sportsmeet on July 6 and 7 at Sugathadasa Stadium with the participation of nearly 800 athletes from 38 Battalions across the country.

Preliminary selection programme was conducted in the Battalion level and final competitions took place at Sugathadasa Stadium. The closing ceremony was held under the patronage of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe at the invitation of NCC Director Major General M.M.S. Perera. State Minister of Defence Ruwan Wijewardene graced the opening ceremony as the chief guest.

The event featured a physical training display by junior cadets, a drill display and band display by senior cadets.

Defence Ministry Secretary, Commanders of Tri-Forces and a representative from Police, Additional Secretaries, officers of Tri-Service, retired NCC officers, principals, parents and old cadets witnessed the Sports Meet.


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