Book Launch - Civilian Bravery in Sri Lanka

Mr Kasun Chandraratne, the Founder and President of Sri Lanka's Foundation for Civilian Bravery, launched his painstakingly researched book, Civilian Bravery in Sri Lanka, via a Zoom event which included participants from across the Commonwealth and America. This important book which details exceptional acts of gallantry with many first hand accounts, is now available to buy via the following link: https://shopping.gpd.lk/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=1736 The VC and GC Association was honoured to participate in the book launch and wishes Mr Chandraratne the greatest success in bringing these incredible stories to wider notice and publicising the importance of civilian bravery whilst also honouring those who have risked their lives to save others.

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