Poppy Day | Sunday Observer

Poppy Day

The Security Forces Poppy Day Ceremony (2019) commemorates gallant soldiers who gave up their lives in the World Wars and the 30-year war in particular in the Sri Lankan context. The pinning of the poppy flower on Speaker Karu Jayasuriya by Chairman, Armed Forces Remembrance Day, Poppy Commemoration and Cenotaph Development Committee, Rear Admiral Dr. Shemal Fernando, took place at the Speaker’s office on Friday, November 1.