State Minister commend tri forces and police for their dedication in
flood relief operations
State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene
highly commended the hard work and dedication of tri forces and police,
who are currently engaged in rescue and relief operations island wide.
He made these remarks after completing his progress review visit on
relief operations in Bulathsinghala and Millaniya in Kalutara District
and Neluwa and Nagoda in Galle District on Monday (29th May).
Further speaking State Minister Wijewardene stated
that the Army, Navy, Air Force and Police personnel have shed their
blood and sweat to restore the livelihood of affect people. He also
felicitated the humanitarian service rendered by tri forces and police
during disaster situations.
During his visit to Neluwa with Minister of Lands and
Parliamentary Reforms Hon. Gayantha Karunatileka, State Minister
Wijewardene inspected the progress of ongoing relief efforts by military
personnel and coordinated the relief efforts of the victims.
The State Minister also met the Deputy Minister of
Internal Affairs, Wayamba Development and Cultural Affairs Hon. Palitha
Kumara Thewarapperuma during his visit to Bulathsinghala in Kalutara
District and made necessary assistances for relief operations after
Furthermore, State Minister Wijewardene together with
Deputy Minister of Power and Renewable Energy Hon. Ajith P. Perera
inspected the progress of relief operations in Milladeniya, Kalutara.
State Minister attended a special meeting held at the Divisional
Secretariat office, Millaniya and also donated essential items for the