Sri Lanka Army

Defender of the Nation

25th June 2021 09:00:39 Hours

Construction of Five New Houses for Civilians in Kilinochchi in Progress

Construction of five more new houses for needy families is in progress in the general remote areas of Kilinochchi in keeping with instructions that have been issued by General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army & Head, NOCPCO for enhancement of community-oriented projects with the objective of promoting reconciliation and goodwill between Security Forces and the general public.

These housing projects, launched under the guidance of the General Officer Commanding, 57 Division Major General Priyantha Jayawardana and the close supervision of the Commander 571 Brigade, Brigadier Dammika Welagedara, Commander 572 Brigade, Brigadier Nishantha Muthumala and Commander 573 Brigade Brigadier Manoj Madurapperuma have received the blessings of the Commander Security Forces Kilinochchi, Major General Harendra Ranasinghe.

Ongoing housing projects, intended to uplift living stanndards of the public have been undertaken by troops of the 7 Sri Lanka Light Infantry, 6 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment, 9 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment, 9 Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment and 14 Sri Lanka National Guard in respective areas in Kilinochchi.