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Security Forces (Central)

17th September 2019 08:48:34 Hours

MILITARY ASSISTANCE TO PROTECT THE NATURE.

Military assistance was given for a reforestation programme which was conducted at the catchment area of Victoriya Hydroelectric Power Plant which is located in the responsible area of Security Forces (Central) on 10 and 11 September 2019. Responding to the request made by the Ceylon Electricity Board, the soldiers from Sri Lanka Rifle Corps provided the assistance under the instructions of the Commander Security Forces (Central) and the supervision of the General Officer Commanding of 11 Division. The staff of the Electricity Board also provided their support to make this event a success. Further, the participants were appreciated by the organizing committee for their contribution to plant the trees in order to nourish the Reserve which is of paramount importance in developing and protecting the environment for the future generation.