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19th July 2021 13:00:13 Hours

51 Division Troops Rid Religious Places of Dengue Threat & Beautify Compounds

Troops of the 511 and 513 Brigades of the 51 Division under the Security Force HQ-Jaffna as part of their community projects carried out several 'Sharamadana' (self-help) drives to beautify and keep three religious places free from Dengue mosquitoes on 11 July 2021.

During this project, Pillair Kovil premises at Kattapokkaney, Susai church premises in Kopay and Vairawa Kovil at Viththakampuram were cleaned and beautified. Brigadier Jude Fernando, Commander, 511 Brigade and Brigadier Mohomed Fariz, Commander 513 Brigade closely supervised the troops at work in their respective areas.

9 Sri Lanka Light Infantry, 16 Gemunu Watch and 15 Sri Lanka National Guard troops took part in above projects, adhering to strict health guidelines, stipulated by the Army Headquarters.

Meanwhile, 11 Sri Lanka Light Infantry troops of the 513 Brigade cleaned up Kalawathhurai Ghana Wairawal Kovil in Araly premises on 16 July 2021 with the participation of Officers and Other Ranks. Commander 513 Brigade, Brigadier Mohomad Fariz closely supervised the project.

Major General Deepal Pussella, General Officer Commanding, 51 Division has given his blessings to these projects.