In order to avoid any large scale outbreak of Dengue epidemic, the enthusiastic Army troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni carried out a special Dengue prevention and awareness programme in the sacred areas of Anuradhapura Maha Mewna Uyana for three days covering 2-4 May.
In parallel with the national Dengue Prevention Week, troops serving the 592 Infantry Brigade at the request of the Director at Mullaittivu District Hospital conducted a Dengue Prevention Programme inside the hospital premises on Sunday (30).
Army-initiated three mobile medical camps that got underway during two days (29-30 April) at Vavuniya Cultural Hall, Bogaswewa Hospital and Kawantissapura, Weli Oya in the areas, served by members of the Security Forces under command to the SFHQ-Wanni treated more than 400 ailing civilians in those respective areas.
The ‘Colombo Friend in Need Society’ at the request of the 22 Infantry Division on Saturday (29 April) during a multifaceted community project launched at the Divisional Secretariat Office conducted a mobile medical clinic, provided free spectacles and artificial limbs to the value of Rs. 3.5 million, following arrangements, made by troops of the 5 (V) Sri Lanka Artillery and 24 Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment of the 222 Infantry Brigade under the 22 Infantry Division of the Security Force HQ- East.
Responding to a request, 15 Drone Regiment troops of the Sri Lanka Artillery (SLA) of the 142 Infantry Brigade under the Security Force HQ-West on 29 April 2023 completely cleaned up the Meegoda Meditation Center compound, ridding it of all wild bushes and collecting pollutants.
Exhibits of the Sri Lanka Army were among the attractions on display during the centenary celebrations of the Matara Rahula College and its grand exhibition, 'Vidyabhimani 2023' that got underway during 25-27 April inside the college premises.
The sacred placement of the pinnacle atop the re-constructed pagoda (stupa) at the historic Tissa Viharaya in Kankesanthurai got underway on Thursday (27) during a brief ceremony.
Troops of the 1 Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) of the 143 Infantry Brigade under the Security Force HQ- West coordinated one more community project for distribution of a stock of school accessories and stationery items to the value of Rs. 80,000/= among needy students studying in Thambarawa primary school in Wariyapola on 04 April 2023.
5 (V) Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) troops of the 111 Infantry Brigade of the 11 Infantry Division under the Security Force HQ - Central (SFHQ-Cen) at the request of the incumbent at Veluwana Aranya Senasanaya, Ampitiya assisted the planting of 100 bamboo saplings in the temple compound on Monday (27).
A specially-designed full-day leadership training programme was conducted for 130 senior and junior prefects at Pannipitiya Dharmapala Vidyalaya on Friday (21) at the Sri Lanka Army Engineers (SLE) Division HQ at Mattegoda at the request of the principal.