Defence Secretary assures army veterans pension

Karunasena HettiarachchiDefence Secretary Karunasena Hettiarachchi said that army veterans will be granted a pension.

He said the decision to grant them a pension was taken following talks he had with President Maithripala Sirisena.

Army veterans staged a protest in Fort today by blocking the road and demanding that the President intervene and grant them a pension scheme. (Colombo Gazette)