Sri Lanka Air Force Avurudu Pola, an annual event organized by the Directorate of Welfare was held today (10 April 2018) at the ‘Rifle Green’ Grounds of SLAF Station Colombo.
The Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force, Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and declared the Avurudu Pola open after lighting the traditional oil lamp. The Chairperson of the SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Anoma Jayampathy also attended.
Chief of Staff of SLAF, Air Vice Marshal Sumangala Dias, Members of the Air Force Board of Management and Commanding Officer of SLAF Station Colombo, Air Commodore Waruna Gunawardane were present during the opening.
Officers, Airmen, Airwomen and civilian staff of the Sri Lanka Air Force patronised the Avurudu Pola along with their family members and were seen happily buying various products offered at concessionary rates at outlets operated by personnel representing SLAF establishments from all over the island.