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A special meeting was held Tuesday (17) at the Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) Headquarters in Boyagane, Kurunagala between Secretary of the Ministry of Defence Public Security, Law and Order Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa and the relatives of the family members of the soldiers who laid their lives to the motherland. During this meeting Secretary of Defence expressed his gratitude to the brave soldiers who laid their lives to the mother country."Their sacrifice is saluted by the citizens from all four corners of the country" he said. "These sacrifices were made by our valiant soldiers to ensure that the freedom and territorial integrity of our country is preserved. Therefore we must protect the land which they sacrificed their lives to save", he further said. "Our troops took up the challenge to defeat terrorism when the whole world believed that the LTTE terrorists were undefeatable. At the moment LTTE terrorists are limited to a small piece of land in Puthukudiyirippu area", Secretary Defence was quoted as saying. "The names will remain in the history, of our war heroes who scarified their lives to our motherland" he said. He also assured that H.E the President and the government will solve the problems of the families of soldiers and the due compensation for those who laid their lives to the motherland would be given.
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