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65 Division Troops Contribute to ‘Dengue’ Eradication in Mallavi Areas

Vellankulam Government’s Medical Centre, Mulankavil Primary School, Akkarayankulam Government Hospital, Akkarayankulam Government School, Mallavi Hospital and Mallavi Central College were among the leading public institutions which received the support of 65 Division Army troops for cleaning of respective places to rid ‘Dengue’ epidemic from those areas.

To coincide with the 69th Independence Day, more than 200 troops of the 65 Division on the instructions of Major General Sarath Weerawardene, General Officer Commanding, 65 Division during February 4 - 6 collectively attended to the cleaning of those places for the benefit of school children and civilians.

Troops contributed to the project on the instructions of Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana, Commander, SFHQ – KLN and the programme coincided with the ongoing island-wide national ‘Dengue’ prevention drive.