6 (V) Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) troops of the 573 Brigade under the 57 Division serving the Secuirty Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) donated a stock of school furniture to the value of Rs.45,000/- to the Waddakachchi Government Tamil Mixed School in Kilinochchi during a simple ceremony on Friday (10).
The donation consisted of 15 school chairs and 15 desks were produced by military personnel.
The Waddakachchi GTM Schools is located in very remote area in Kilinochchi District and students in this school lack basic furniture for their studies.
Major Ajith Senarathne, Commanding Officer of 6 (V) SLNG at the request of the Principal of the School, promised to supply the said school furniture on the directions of the 57 Division and the 573 Brigade.
Under the supervision of the Commanding Officer, 6 (V) SLNG, troops of 6 (V) SLNG, the furniture was made using local raw materials.
Officers and other rankers of the 6 (V) SLNG, principal, teachers and students attended the simple ceremony.
During the ceremony, the principal on behalf of the teachers and the children of the school extended their gratitude to the Army Commander and all personnel of the 6 (V) SLNG for the donation.