20th September 2020 12:00:43 Hours
Troops of the Security Forces-Central offered their skilled manpower and technical expertise for construction of one more new house for a needy family in Ethimale under the 'Sirasa FM Niwasa' feature, following instructions given to the SFHQ-Central by Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army.
The broadcaster in connection with its 25th anniversary commemoration has spearheaded a project to build houses for deserving families in collaboration with skilled Army troops after 'Sirasa' sought the Army assistance for the project through the Commander of the Army since a few more such projects were successfully accomplished earlier too.
The Army- erected new 'Sirasa Niwasa' at Ethimale was opened on Tuesday (15) by Major General Keerthi Costa, Commander, Security Forces-Central as the Chief Guest during a brief ceremony.
Mrs Needra Weerasingha, Group Directress, MBC and MTV Network, Major General Hemantha Bandara, General officer Commanding 12 Division, Colonel Udaya Serasingha, Commander 121 Brigade, few executives of Sirasa FM, state officials and villagers attended the venue where the new house was warmed and keys delivered to the beneficiaries.