Minister Namal Rajapakse says that the forthcoming Sinhala and Tamil New Year festivals will be organized with local sports events. It will be the 1st time in the history that New Year festivals organized only with local sports events. He said that 25 marathons will be organized in 25 districts. Meanwhile Minister Rajapakse says that a new programme named football Friday will be launched from Friday.
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