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Army assists Northern schools

Army assists Northern schools

[September 06 2017]

Sri Lanka Army troops, with a view to uplift the educational standards of the children in the Kilinochchi region has facilitated the donation of a stock of books to the library of 'Mullaithivu Maha Vidyalaya' in Mullaithivu, recently (01st Friday).

According to Army media, the donation, made in response to request by school authorities was coordinated by the troops of 591 Brigade of Security Force Headquarters - Mullaithivu (SFHQ-MLT).

 

Meanwhile, troops in Jaffna provided assistance to Drieberg College in Chavakachcheri, Jaffna to acquire a sanitary facility building. Troops of 12 Gemunu Watch (GW) and 4 Vijayabahu Infantry Regiments (VIR) of 523 Brigade under the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) provided assistance to the school to acquire the much needed facility. Financial contribution of Rs. 300,000.00 had been provided by Ms Onili S Ranasinghe towards this worthy cause. A pack of toilet utilities and accessories were also donated to the school during the opening ceremony held recently (27th August). In a show of appreciation of Army's contribution towards the construction of the sanitary facility, the donor had also gifted a stock of T-shirts to the troops.


In another occasion troops of 52 Division of Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) organized a blood donation campaign in view of their 22nd Anniversary recently (29th August). More than one hundred Army personnel including 06 officers and 101 other ranks donated much needed blood during the programme conducted at the Division Headquarters.

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