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Army renovates Children's Park affected by floods

Army renovates Children's Park affected by floods

[February 07 2019]

In continuation of the troops' assistance to the communities in the North who were affected by the recent floods in the region, the Children's Park at Kakkaitivu pre-school premises in Anaikkoddai  was completely renovated and handed over by Army troops. According to Army media, the newly re-done park was vested on the public during a ceremony on Tuesday (05 February).

In addition, 50 gift packs of educational accessories were presented to the pre-school children and 50 dry ration packets were also donated to a group of women from low-income families during the occasion.

General Officer Commanding, 51 Division Major General Roshan Seneviratne, senior Army officers, beneficiaries and a large number of local residents were present at the occasion.

Many areas in the North were inundated during a bad weather spell in December, last year. Apart from the initial rescue and relief operations, troops had initiated a number of projects to assist the flood affected communities resume their normal lives. The renovation of this children's park was also carried out as a part of that welfare initiative.

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