President Maithripala Sirisena felicitated senior male and female singers who are over 65 at a ceremony held at the Presidential Secretariat on September 06. The ceremony was organized by the Sri Lanka Singers Association.
President handed over the cheques and certificates for first 40 pension beneficiaries. The members of the Sri Lanka Singers Association, including its President Keerthi Pasquel, Secretary Janaka Wickramasinghe, Treasurer Rohan de Silva, Secretary to the President Austin Fernando and others participated in this event. Meanwhile, a biography of singer, Mr. Vijith Silva, which was issued to mark the completion of two decades for his journey of signing was presented to the President during this event.