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Troops facilitate educational assistance to Northern students

Troops facilitate educational assistance to Northern students

[January 07 2019]

Sri Lanka Army troops facilitated the donation of a stock of school items for a group of students in remote areas in the North recently. According to Army media, 39 students of Sinhala, Tamil and Muslim families living in the remote areas of Kondachchi and Silawathurai were provided with these educational assistance during a ceremony held at the community hall in Kondachchi, last week (29 December). The donation had been sponsored by Baurs Company PLC Colombo.

In the meantime, troops also facilitated another donation of school items among students in the Mannar District. The Hatton National Bank, Colombo had sponsored the donation in response to a request by troops. Valuable gift packs worth about Rs. 2500.00 each and includes school accessories, books and bags were distributed among 170 students in the district during a ceremony also held last week. (30 December).

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