Army troops facilitate educational assistance to Northern children
Sri Lanka Army troops in Jaffna facilitated an event
under their Civil-Military Coordination (CIMIC) programme, where
deserving children in Jaffna, Mullaittivu and Point Pedro areas in
the Northern Province were presented with school accessories, at the Sri
Nagaviharaya premises in Jaffna on Friday (19th January).
The Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) had
organized the programme with the intention of enhancing the
reconciliation programme in the Jaffna Peninsula together with the Sri
Lanka Nippon Educational and Cultural Centre (SLNECC) of Colombo. School
accessories were presented to 50 needy students in the region during the
programme. They were also awarded with a financial scholarship for
further education from grade 9 onwards under the 'Kepakaru Mapiya'
The donation programme was attended by Ven.
Meegahatenne Chandasiri Nayaka Thero, Secretary General, SLNECC and
senior military officers.