14th January 2016 19:18:02 Hours
Troops of the 12 Division serving under the Security Force Headquarters –Central (SFHQ- C), with the co-operation of ‘Jayagrahanaya’ (Success – Colombo) organized a medical clinic at ‘Lunugamvehera Maha Vidyalaya and Sooriyawewa National College, Hambantota during January 9-10.
The medical campaigns coordinated by Major General G. R. H. Dias, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 12 Division were conducted by a team of 16 medical specialists and nursing staff, headed by Dr Mrs Anula Wijesundera.
A consignment of medicine, worth of Rs 7 lakh was distributed among the sick during the two-day long clinics and a total of 662 civilians received medical aid during the arrangement.
In the meantime, 43 spectacles were also distributed among civilians in the area. In addition, a stock of school uniforms and books were also distributed among students during the same programme.
Troops of the 10 (V) Gemunu Watch (GW), 3 Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) provided assistance to conduct the clinics under the supervision of the Commander, 122 Brigade.
122 Brigade Commander, together with several senior Officers, Divisional Secretaries, Government Officials, School Principles and a large group of civilians attended their programmes.