Sri Lanka Army

Defenders of the Nation

26th June 2016 22:33:10 Hours

Temple Receives Dry Ration Packs for Distribution among Civilians

A distribution of dry rations and essentials took place for the low-income group of people who live in Kokilai area on the directions of Major General P.U.S Vithanage, Commander, Security Forces - Mullaittivu (SF-MLT) on Friday (24).

During the distribution programme, 100 dry ration packets, 350 school accessories, 100 garments were distributed among the villagers in Mullaittivu District by the members of the Siri Sadhaham Yathra Foundation at Bellanthara.

In the meantime, a water pump and 15 Cement bags were handed over to the Venerable Sri Thissapura Gunarathana Thero at Sri Sambodhi Temple, Kokilai and Venerable Kolamba Medhalankara Thero at Nayaru Gurukanda Temple, Mullaittivu by Venerable Pitaduwe Siridhamma thero.

Commander, SF-MLT attended as the chief guest of the day’s event and Brigadier D. S. A Dehiwaththa, Brigadier Admin and Quartering (Brigadier AQ) also attended the event.

Venerable Pitaduwe Siridhamma thero together with 170 members of the Siri Sadhaham Yathra Foundation at Bellanthara, another 30 Buddhist monks, officers and other ranks also attended the programme.