The SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit in collaboration with SLAF Station Colombo, staged ‘Vesak Bethi Gee Saraniya 2023’, on 6th May 2023 at the ‘Rifle Green’ Grounds, SLAF Station Colombo.

The Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana and Chairperson of the SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs.  Charmini Pathirana graced the occasion as the Chief Guests.

The event commenced with the Chief Guest switching on the lights of the SLAF Vesak Kalapaya and Commander of the Air Force and Chairperson of the SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit visited the creative Air Force Vesak Lanterns display at the grounds.

Vesak Bethi Gee Saraniya 2023’ consisted of 12 songs and a drama performed by Directorate of Performing Arts.

The Chief of Staff and Members of the Air Force Board of Management, their ladies, Acting Commanding Officer SLAF Station Colombo Air Commodore Chaminda Wickramaratne, Officers, Other Ranks and their family members, serving at Air Force Headquarters, SLAF Station Colombo, SLAF Base Katunayake, SLAF Base Ratmalana and SLAF TTS Ekala attended the event.

In addition to the “Vesak Bathi Gee Saraniya”, the SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit organized a “Sini Sambal Bun and Ginger Plain tea Dansla” in front of the Rifle Green Grounds at SLAF Station Colombo. This event was organized under the supervision of Chairperson SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit Mrs. Charmini Pathirana and materialized with the assistance of Station Colombo.