A workshop on “Entrepreneurship”, meant to impart knowledge to Non Commissioned Officers (NCOs), planning to begin a new vocation after retirement, was held during May 7-8 at the Non-Commissioned Officers Training School (NCOTS) at Kalaoya, Saliyawewa with the coordination of Officers of the Divisional Secretariat, Karuwalagaswewa.
MULLAITTIVU: THE LTTE’s T-55 Main Battle Tank (MBT) recovered by the Army troops from the west of PUTUMATTALAN in MULLAITTIVU a few days ago was restored to working condition by Sri Lanka Armoured Corps (SLAC) Tuesday (7). The tank had been toppled and half sunk under the soil due to Air Force bombing while terrorists were using it against the troops. During clearing operations conducted by the troops subsequent to expel of Tigers from the area, this MBT was unearthed and repaired by the 5th Regiment SLAC. It was all evident that the LTTE had been using this tank with 100 mm caliber and 6900 m effective fire range until the last moment. This was the first time that the troops found a T-55 Main Battle Tank from the LTTE.
THE “Peace Walk” started on 9th May from Tangalle under the guidance of Mr. Namal Rajapaksa MP was finished at Point Pedro on 14th June after 28 days of walk. This “Peace Walk” was warmly welcomed in Kodikamam, Warani and Manthikai areas by religious leaders, civil administrative officers, school children and youth in the area according to Hindu traditions.