Sri Lanka Army
Seva Vanitha Unit

24th June 2022 10:21:27 Hours

SLASC Seva Vanitha Ladies Launch a Project to Help Pregnant SLASC Woman Soldiers

The Sri Lanka Army Service Corps Seva Vanitha Unit (SLASC-SVU) on a conceptual notion of its Chairperson, Mrs Thushari Wanigasekera in a rare meritorious act recently offered alms to nuns and essential gift packs to 40 pregnant woman soldiers of the Sri Lanka Army Service Corps after inviting them to the SLASC Regimental HQ at Panagoda as one of their projects.

At first, those Buddhist nuns were conducted to the location in a procession and invited to invoke blessings on those pregnant women by chanting 'Seth Pirith' after religious observances were performed by offering 'Buddha Pooja' & lighting the traditional oil lamp, etc. Afterwards, those nuns as well as those preganant ones were entertained to lunch before special gift parcels of essentials were awarded to those women.

Members of the SLASC-SVU after a warm welcome to their Chairperson, Mrs Thushari Wanigasekera invited her to inaugurate the proceedings by addressing the gathering.

Major General Hirosha Wanigasekera, Colonel Commandant, SLASC and Master General Ordnance (MGO), several Officers and Other Ranks were also associated with the event.