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Army Constructs Basketball Court for Jaffna students

Army Constructs Basketball Court for Jaffna students

 

Sri Lanka Army constructed and gifted a Basketball Court for the students of the St. Henry's College in Ilavalai, Jaffna under the patronage of the Commander Security Forces Headquarters, Jaffna (SFHQ-J) Major General Nanadana Udawatta recently (06th Mar). Reverent Fr. J.A. Jesuthasan accompanied by the College Principal was also present at the event.

This magnanimous project was implemented in association with the financial assistance extended by a Sri Lankan philanthropist living in Malaysia. Security forces personnel of the 14th Gemunu Watch provided labour support and engineering expertise for the noble course.

At the inaugural session an exhibition match was played between the teams of Angles' International School, Jaffna and Jaffna Hindu College as a symbolic gesture.

Rev. Fr. S. Eugene of St. Fatima Church in Pandatharippu, Principal of the Ilavalai Ladies' College Ms S. Jayanayagi, parents and students were also present at the opening ceremony.

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