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Army Coordinates Distribution of Shoes among Students & Sports Clubs

661 Brigade troops of the 66 Division under the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) coordinated one more community assistance programme, expanding its welfare measures to help students and sportsmen further in the Kilinochchi area and distributed shoes during a simple ceremony at Paramamkirai Government Tamil School on Tuesday (10).

Wing Commander Sumith Amarasinghe (Retd) of the Sri Lanka Air Force sponsored the donation programme.

Gift packs consisted of a shoe pair that can be used by children of 1-10 years of age.

Under the project, 142 students received gift parcels while the members of Sports Clubs in Paramamkirai area also simultaneously received those donations on Tuesday (10).

Brigadier Duminda Keppetiwalana, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 66 Division as the Chief Guest together with Brigade Commander, 661 Brigade, Colonel Kithsiri Ekanayake, senior officers, other ranks, members of sports clubs, teachers and students attended the event.

Colonel Kithsiri Ekanayake, Brigade Commander, 661 Brigade coordinated the programme under the supervision of Brigadier Duminda Keppetiwalana, GOC, 66 Division on the directions of Major General Amal Karunasekara, Commander, Security Forces - KLN.