11th May 2020 09:49:52 Hours
To coincide with the Vesak Full Moon Poya day, 231 Brigade under the Security Force Headquarters – East (SFHQ-E) coordinated a donation of essential items for under-privileged families in Batticaloa area on 08 May 2020 with the sponsorship provided by several generous donors.
This community-oriented empowering programme was an initiative aimed at supporting the livelihood of less-privileged families who are undergoing economic hardships in the prevailing calamitous situation. Accordingly, 50 families of Kiran, Iluppadichanai, Aiththamalai, Kirankulam and Kurukkalmadam areas were offered essential dry ration packs worth of Rs. 2000.00 each. This worthy project was conducted under the auspices of Dr. Kalpani Dissanayaka and Mr. Darshana Gunarathna (USA) and Mrs. Wimala Dissanayaka (Kandy) and it was coordinated by Colonel General Staff SF HQ (E) Colonel Subath Sanjeewa.
The General Officer Commanding 23 Infantry Division Major General Dhammika Jayasundara, Commander 231 Brigade Colonel Janaka Pallekumbura, Colonel General Staff SFHQ(E) Colonel Subath Sanjeewa, several Officers and Other ranks attended the event.