20th October 2021 16:42:38 Hours
Two more newly constructed houses in the East were auspiciously vested in deserving families on Tuesday (19) by the Commander Security Force –East, Major General Channa Weerasuriya gracing the brief ceremonies as the Chief Guest.
The two houses constructed by Army troops with the sponsorship provided by civil organizations and businessmen of the areawere vested in the families of Mr. K Nagaraja of Periyaneelawanei and Mrs. Kunarethanan Seetha who were living in Ampara area under economic hardships.
Constructions of the houses were undertaken by the troops of 3 (V) Vijayabahu Infantry Regimentand 11 Sri Lanka National Guard under Command to 241 Infantry Brigade with the supervision of General Officer Commanding – 24 Infantry Division Major General Chaminda Lamahewa. The new houses comprised of all facilities such as sitting area, dining room, bedrooms, washroom, kitchen etc. were handed over along with essential household items, electric appliances and furniture on the same occasion.
General Officer Commanding 24 Infantry Division Major General Chaminda Lamahewa, Commander 241 Infantry Brigade Brigadier Chandra Abeykoon, Chief Coordinator Civil Affairs SFHQ-East, Civil Affairs Officers of 24 Infantry Division and 241 Infantry Brigade, Commanding Officers of 3 (V) Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment and 11 Sri Lanka National Guard and family members of the beneficiaries along with civilians were present at the ceremonies.