Sri Lanka has declared the week from 06th February to 12th February as the ‘National Sports and Physical Fitness Promotion Week’ with the aim of creating a healthy, happy and energetic generation of Sri Lankans. In parallel to this event, numerous Sports and Physical Fitness Promotion programmes are scheduled to be launched across the country.
The program was initiated on the instructions of President Maithripala Sirisena to introduce healthy living through sports and physical training as well as to popularize sports among the people so as to create a sports culture within the country. Accordingly, it is expected to create an energetic, enthusiastic and healthy nation encompassing the adolescent, young, adult and senior social levels of the society through the implementation of this programme.
Accordingly, SLAF Station Colombo commenced the programme at the Rifle Green grounds today (06 February 2017).
Chief of Staff of SLAF Air Vice Marshal DLS Dias, Air Force board of management, Commanding Officer SLAF Station Colombo, Officers , other ranks and civilian staff participated the event.