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05th February 2016 16:51:29 Hours

SFHQ-W Troops Help Launch Donation Programmes

Troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ - W) distributed school accessories and dry ration packs during brief ceremonies, held recently at Weherathanna and  Nandimithragama villages with sponsorships received from Ven. Mahakachchakodiye Pangnasekara Thero of Sri Naga Viharaya, Anuradhapura  and Dr. Susila Ranasinghe of  Kandy Teaching Hospital - Kandy.

On Thursday (28),  350 parcels of school accessories, each worth of Rs 500.00 were distributed  among Sunday School children of Nandimithragama, Selalihinigama, Namalgama, Bogaswewa-I and Bogaswewa-II   by the donor, Ven. Mahakachchakodiye Pangasekara thero himself  and Major General Boniface Perera, Commander SFHQ – W.

General Officer Commanding (GOC) - 56 Division, GOC - 62 Division, Brigade Commanders, Commanding Officers of the Battalions and a large gathering  of civilians  participated in the event.

In the meantime, dry rations, worth Rs. 150,000.00 were distributed among 247 under privileged families at Weherathanna village by the Commander SFHQ - W and Dr. Susila Ranasinghe who sponsored the donation, together with her family members during the ceremony, organized by the troops of 26 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment on the directions of the Commander SFHQ - W at Nandimithragama on Tuesday (2).

A large gathering of invitees, including, Brigadier A. A. Kodippili, GOC- 62 Division,   Brigadier V. L. V. M. Liyanage, Commander- 623 Brigade , Commanding Officers, Officers, other ranks, donors with family members and civilians participated in the event.