Inaugurating the Dam

Inaugurating the Dam

The picture shows HE the President J. R. Jayewardene at inaugurating the dam on 14 of August 1978. Also in the picture are former president Ranasinghe Premadasa & former minister Gamini Dissanayake.

Source: Sri Lanka Today, a publication of the Government Department of Information.

Nishan is a raconteur and a lover of art, history and architecture. His journey began more than 30 years ago when he started collecting and saving copies of publications which captured significant moments in Sri Lankan history. He intends to digitize the contemporary Sri Lankan history even in a smaller way through The Archives.

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