More community welfare initiatives by Army benefit masses in North
[March 13 2019]
their community service projects
further, Sri Lanka Army troops
had once again lent their
expertise and labour to build a
house for a deserving family in
the Eastern region. The house in
Thambalagamuwa was built by
troop with financial assistance
provided by Ven. Thalagala
Sumanarathana Nayaka Thero,
incumbent at Thalagala
Meditation Centre in Horana.
The newly built house was handed over to the
beneficiary family during a ceremony graced by General Officer
Commanding, 22 Division Major General W.A.N.M Weerasingha on Friday
a large number of people with visual impairments in Kilinochchi were
benefitted under a programme launched by Army troops of 57 Division, Security Force
Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) to provide them with spectacles,
free of charge. The programme held in Dharmapuram on Friday (08) saw 570
spectacles being distributed among the visually impaired in the region.
The Maha Karuna Buddhist Society, Malaysia and Vidya Sivaloganathan
Foundation, Sri Lanka had provided sponsorship for the spectacles.
People with visual impairments living in Visuamadu, Thottiadi,
Chundikulam, Theravil, Punnaravi, Mailwaanapuram, Bharathiepuram and
Nethaliaru were benefited under this programme.
General Officer Commanding, 57 Division Major General
Vijitha Ravipriya and representatives of the donors were also present at
the distribution ceremony.