The tallest flag pole in Sri Lanka was hoisted during the 60th
Independence Day celebrations by President Mahinda Rajapaksa
courtesy ‘Tharunyata Hetak’
Tharunyata Hetak youth organization that is dedicated for the youth of
Sri Lanka taken to the forefront by its President Namal Rajapaksa.
Helping the youth realise their dreams and instilling values to better
their lives is essential and Tharunyata Hetak ensures that these ideals
are fulfilled. The Vice President of Tharunyata Hetak is Namal's younger
brother Yoshitha Rajapaksa.
he Carlton Super Cross Event was once again held at Tissamaharama
from the 15th till the 17th of February. This high-action racing meet
will raise funds for the construction of a swimming pool in the Jaffna
ecently, Tharunyata Hetak made Independence Day celebrations more
memorable by hoisting Sri Lanka's tallest flag pole at a height of 30
metres and width of 5 metres. A Chinese company called Yaolong Tube
Industries designed and constructed this magnificent flag having been
coordinated by Sri Lankan youth.
Motorcyclist racing sky high at the Carlton Super Cross
Motorcyclists revving up the action at the Carlton Super Cross
President Mahinda Rajapaksa officially did the first hoisting via
remote control. The flag is a symbol of unity for the whole country
where the nation will come together as one, a vision perceived by Namal
hey have successfully raised over 10 million to help build the Army
Hospital at Anuradhapura which was collected from their entertainment
variety show Sandha Tharu Rathriya and last year's Carlton Super Cross.
Another project being focused by Tharunyata Hetak is Haritha Pirinu
Ratak or Nature-friendly Sri Lanka for protecting and sustaining the
environment. Many students from schools around the island and youth of
the communities in Sri Lanka are now coming together in saving Mother
Earth and Namal Rajapaksa has focused goals that can be reached by the
youth in making. Projects in Puttalam are being carried out to conserve
There are representatives entrusted in every district to help the
youth with duties to protect the environment.