The Government of Saudi Arabia donated
200 metric tons of dates to be distributed among the Muslims
of Sri Lanka during the month of Ramazaan. The function to
hand over the dates was held under the patronage of Prime
Minister D.M. Jayaratne at his official residence Visumpaya.
Here the Saudi Arabian Ambassador in Sri Lanka Abdul Azeez
presents the dates to the Prime Minister. Senior Minister
A.H.M. Fowzie, Deputy Ministers M.K.A.D.S. Gunawardane,
A.R.M. Cader, Governor, Western Province Alavi Moulana,
Director, Muslim Religious and Cultural Affairs M.H.M.
Zameel, Deputy Director Rafeek Ismail, Assistant Director
Noorul Ameen and several other officials are also in the
picture. Pic: A.S.M. Irshad, Colombo Fort TKN Cor.