06th May 2017 22:50:34 Hours
Troops of the 65 Division together with 20 (V) Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) serving under the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) organized a book donation campaign at Skandapuram Government Tamil Vidyalaya, Thunukkai on Friday (5).
The donation of books worth Rs.1 lack was made by Mrs. Dinusha de Silva of Nawala, Rajagiriya in response to a request made by the General Officer Commanding (GOC), 65 Division.
In addition, a stock of 26 school bags donated by Colombo, Visakians were also gifted to the school students during the same ceremony.
26 students from low-income groups were the recipients of those incentives.
Meanwhile, the donors gifted a stock of books to the school library during the same ceremony.
Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana, Commander, Security Forces -Kilinochchi (SF-KLN), graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and distributed those books and stationeries among students.
The Principal, General Officer Commanding ,65 Division, Major General Sarath Weerwardhana, Brigadier General Staff, Security Forces -Kilinochchi, Brigadier Jagath Rathnayaka, Officers of the 20 (V) VIR, teachers and all students at Skandapuram Government Tamil Vidyalaya were present at the simple ceremony.