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24th February 2017 05:25:55 Hours

Mullaittivu Troops Listen to Lecture on ‘Importance of Physical Fitness’

A lecture under the project ‘Healthy Army - Healthy Nation’, organized by the Colombo Army Hospital took place at the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) premises on Monday (20).

250 officers and other ranks serving the SFHQ-MLT attended the programme, now being launched in island-wide Army formations as per the directions of Commander of the Army who wants help standards be promoted among Army personnel.

Major General Dampath Fernando, Commander, Security Forces - Mullaittivu contributed to the arrangement by way of a lecture on ‘Importance of Continued Physical Training’.

This is an ongoing programme, initiated by the Colombo Army Hospital in order to educate Army personnel on ‘Non-Communicable Diseases’.

Meanwhile, the same lecture was arrange to educate the troops at 59, 64 and 68 Divisions serving the SFHQ-MLT at the main lecture halls in the respective Division Headquarters during 21-23 February.

50 officers and 220 other ranks serving the 59 Division, 50 officers and 200 other ranks serving the 64 Division and 50 officers and 300 other ranks of 68 Division listened to the lecturers, delivered by Major General Dampath Fernando, Commander, Security Forces - Mullaittivu at the respective places.