Army troops launch environment protection programmes
Joining hands with ongoing environment protection
programmes, the Sri Lanka Army recently conducted a tree planting and
beach cleaning campaign in several areas of the country. According to
Army media, troops under Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E)
launched a tree planting campaign and coastal clean-up programme in
Vakarai in the Eastern region on Sunday (12th November).
During the day long 'Shramadana' programme troops
planted more than 200, coconut, pine and mangrove plants. A large number
of troops also took part to clean the beach areas in Vakarai.
Meanwhile, troops under Security Force Headquarters -
Jaffna (SFHQ-J) took part in a programme to clean up coastal belts in
their respective areas from Pannai Junction along the Gurunagar coastal
stretch in Jaffna on 08th November. More than 200 Army personnel took
part in this programme.