Another group of Jaffna University students assist flood affected
Following the initial disaster aid assistance provided
by the Jaffna University students recently, another group of Jaffna
Medical Faculty undergrads presented the students of Bulathsinhala
Yatagampitiya Primary School in the Kalutara District with schooling
needs including books, bags, water bottles and stationery worth more
than three hundred thousand rupees on Friday (09th June). In addition
they also presented Rs. 30,000.00 towards the school's repair work.
A group of 14 undergrads had arrived at the school
carrying the relief assistance while their visit was coordinated by
Major General Mahesh Senanayake, Chief of Staff who formerly served as
the Jaffna Security Forces Commander.
This is the second such group of Jaffna University
undergrads to arrive to the South with relief aid for the flood victims.
In a show of cooperation and reconciliation a group off undergrads
initially made a visit to Colombo on 02nd June and presented students of
Molkawa Maha Vidyalaya in Kukuleganga in the Kaluara District with
schooling needs worth five hundred thousand rupees. The goods were
presented to over 400 students studying in grade 1 to 13 in the school.
The Commandant and the staff of the Institute for
Peace Support Operations Training in Sri Lanka (IPSOTSL) in Kukuleganga
had provided their assistance while Army Chief of Staff Major General
Mahesh Senanayake had coordinated this worthy cause.