To celebrate Vesak the Security Forces Jaffna this year too has organized a grand Vesak festival, “Yapa Patunai Daham Amavai - 2014” in the vicinity of the public library from May 14-16. for the fifth consecutive year after eradication of terrorism from the country.
"Live wax statues " exhibition including the wax statues created by both father and son, Athula Herath and Mahima Herath was declared open by Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa today (09) at National Art Gallery in Colombo. This exhibition comprises of 14 statues finished in live manner using wax.
Craig McMillan has been named New Zealand's batting coach for the upcoming tour of the West Indies. In April the position was vacated by Bob Carter. Although McMillan's appointment is temporary at this stage, he could earn the job full-time if he impresses on the Caribbean tour.
The AFC President's Cup Qualifier will be played in Sugathadasa Stadium from 07th to 11th May 2014 with Dialog Champions League Champs - Sri Lanka Air Force representing Sri Lanka as the host. The other 3 teams are the Champions of their respective leagues from Pakistan, Bhutan and Bangladeshi clubs and the AFC has appointed match officials for same.