05th May 2021 09:42:33 Hours
In the wake of urgent transmission taking place in relation to the current 3rd wave of the COVID - 19 pandemic, Commander Security Force (East) Major General Channa Weerasuriya visited the 24 Infantry Division Ampara and the Quarantine Centre Norochcholai with the intention of reviewing the status quo of undertaking the responsibility on containing the pandemic.
The Commander Security Force (East), initially had a conference with the officers of the 24 Infantry Division and gave the necessary instructions and motivated them highlighting the responsibility of defeating the spread of COVID 19 pandemic as a national cause. He further elaborated on the proper function of a mechanism to curtail the virus in coordination with the government and health authorities in the area.
Later on, Major General Channa Weerasuriya, flanked by the General Officer Commanding 24 Infantry Division Major General Chaminda Lamahewa and senior officers visited the Quarantine Centre Norochcholai and inspected the availability of facilities to convert it into a Intermediate Care Center in near future while giving necessary instructions to the authorities.
Further, the Commander SF (E) had a lengthy discussion with RDHS Ampara Dr. SPAP Serasinghe and RDHS Kalmunei Dr. G Sukunan on the proper function of the mechanism executed to mitigate the spread of the virus in the area.