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05th April 2021 21:08:15 Hours

Thambiyawa Mother Gets New House with 212 Brigade Initiative

Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) taking their house construction project for needy families further forward built one more new house for a helpless mother in Thambiyawa, Thanthirimale and vested it in the family during a simple ceremony on Saturday (3).

5 Sri Lanka National Guard troops of the 212 Brigade of the 21 Division under the SFHQ-W on the guidelines given by the Wanni Commander and the General Officer Commanding, 21 Division erected the house for this woman with children of 1, 4 and 8 years of age.

On an initiative taken by Brigadier Anil Peiris, former 212 Brigade Commander, currently the Deputy Commandant at Sri Lanka Military Academy, the Sri Lankan expatriate cum philanthropist, based in Australia Mr Damith Kahawe sponsored the project at the request of Brigadier Anil Peiris.

The beneficiary, Mrs Shalika Madu Wickramasinghe received household furniture too during the warming ceremony of the new house at Thambiyawa.

Major General Vikum Liyanage, General Officer Commanding, 21 Division as the Chief Guest, together with Brigadier Anil Peiris cut a ribbon and warmed the new building in accordance with rites and rituals while members of the Maha Sangha joined chanting ‘Seth Pirith’.

Brigadier Rohan Rajapaksha, 212 Brigade Commander, officers, soldiers and family members of the beneficiary were present at the inaugural ceremony.