Commencement of Work Year - 2016 ................
A special program was conduct to commence work year 2016 officially, at Department of Animal Production and Health (DAPH) on 01st of January 2016 with the participation of Director General, Additional Director Generals, all Directors and other staff of the Department.
National Anthem was sung by all followed by hoisting of National Flag by the Director General, Dr.D.R.T.G.Ratnayake.
After observing two minutes silence to commemorate the war heroes and others who sacrificed their lives on behalf of the motherland, the Oath of Public Servants was read by all.
Director General delivered a brief speech subsequently and emphasized the necessity of ensuring the prompt, honest and unwavering contribution of all members of the staff, in the effort of creating a better tomorrow with a new economic and social order for the benefit of all Sri Lankans.
Early to the official ceremony, a Pirith chanting ceremony was also conducted.