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Awareness programme held at Hambantota

Awareness programme held at Hambantota

[March 10 2017]

An awareness programme on sea water purification and medical clinics were conducted in the Hanbantota area under the 'Pacific Partnership - 2017' programme on Thursday (09th March). According to Navy media sources the crew of USNS Fall River, the visiting US naval ship, carried out the awareness programme on sea water purification and related training drills at the Hambantota Port. It was held aiming at imparting knowledge to local Naval personnel on sea water purification and distribution during emergency situations.

Medical clinics were held at the Tissamaharama Base Hospital for the local residents. More than 200 patients were benefitted by the ophthalmic, dental and OPD clinics conducted by the medical officers and staff of the visiting US ship.

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