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29th June 2016 03:22:39 Hours

Kilinochchi Army Troops Organize Supply of Medical Equipment to District Hospital

On account of the 7th anniversary of the Security Force Headquarters – Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN), a stock of much-needed medical equipment were donated on Saturday (25) to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Kilinochchi District Hospital, following instructions of the Kilinochchi SF Commander.

Following arrangements initiated by Colonel Ajith Kolambathanthri, Commander, 571 Brigade, the urgently required medical equipment were donated by Mr Senaka Rodrigo of Kuliyapitiya, showing gestures of reconciliation and goodwill.

Major General Amal Karunasekara, Commander, Security Forces – Kilinochchi (SF-KLN), together with Mr Senaka Rodrigo handed over the medical equipment to Dr Nishadi Ranasinghe, Acting Director, Kilinochchi District Hospital, Kilinochchi.

The equipment consisted of two ICU beds and two wheelchairs.

During the programme, Dr Nishadi Ranasinghe conveyed her sincere thanks and appreciation to the Commander, SF-KLN, Brigadier Anura Sudasinghe, General Officer Commanding (GOC), 57 Division, Colonel Ajith Kolambathanthri, Commander, 571 Brigade and Mr Senaka Rodrigo for their timely initiative in obtaining the medical equipment.

Senior officers, family members of the donors, doctors and staff in the hospital attended the event.