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