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14th January 2020 10:35:06 Hours

572 Brigade & 571 Brigade Troops Engage in Community Projects

Troops of the 572 Brigade under command to the 57 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) conducted a Dengue prevention campaign on Saturday (11) in the general areas of Vishwamadu West Grama Niladari Division.

During this campaign, two officers and 50 soldiers of the 573 Brigade, 6 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment and 14 Sri Lanka National Guard contributed to the eradication of mosquito breeding places, bushy areas and stagnant water holes, etc and simultaneously educated civilians on importance of keeping surroundings clean.

Public Health Inspector in Vishwamadu, Grama Niladari officials and Police Officers from Dharmapuram Police Station joined hands with the troops for this community oriented project.

Major General B.P.S de Silva, General Officer Commanding, 57 Division gave directions for conduct of this programme.

In the meantime, several soldiers serving 7 Sri Lanka Light Infantry camp of 571 Brigade in Kilinochchi are currently engaged in the repair of the perimeter fence of the Kilinochchi Central College after the Principal made a request to the Army for it.

Raw materials for repairs and other resources are supplied by the college itself during the renovation work. The work is still in progress.