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  • 242 BRIGADE ORGANIZED A LECTURE ON DRUG PREVENTION

    22nd February 2020 11:13:29 Hours

    A total of 250 teachers and students of Lahugala Maha Vidyalaya Ampara participated for an awareness lecture on ‘National Drug Prevention’ organized by 242 Brigade in close cooperation with the National Dangerous Drugs Control Board (NDDCB) at the school premises on Tuesday (18). The purpose of the lecture was to educate the young generation on the effects of intoxicants and reduce the usage of alcohol, tobacco and smuggled narcotics, etc.

  • 231 BRIGADE COORDINATES A DONATION OF BEDDING ITEMS

    16th February 2020 14:07:19 Hours

    Under the direction of the General Officer Commanding 23 Division Major General Dhammika Jayasundara, Headquarters 231 Brigade organized a donation programe of bedding items with the financial contribution of Commercial Bank at Kokkadicholai Muthali Kuda School on 08th February 2020. 250 flood affected families of Unnachchiya area were benefited by the programme.

  • A DONATION OF DRY RATION PACKS, HOUSEHOLD EQUIPMENT AND SCHOOL ACCESSORIES

    16th February 2020 13:38:02 Hours

    With the guidance of the Commander 222 Brigade, Colonel Wiraj Wimalasena, a donation of ration packs, household equipment and school accessories among school children and women of poverty-stricken families of Mahawelipura area was taken place at Mahawelipura Temple, on 08 February 2020. 5th (Volunteer) Battalion of Sri Lanka Artillery organized this event with the auspices of the Chairman of Sampath Sofa, Panadura, Mr. Sampath Fonzeka.

  • FLOOD AFFECTED FAMILIES GET KITCHEN EQUIPMENT AND BEDDING ITEMS

    25th January 2020 15:21:31 Hours

    With the directions of the General Officer Commanding 23 Division Major General Dhammika Jayasundera, 232 and 233 Brigades of the Security Force Headquarters - East coordinated free distribution of kitchen equipment and bedding items to 130 needy families during ceremonies held at Periyawadduwan School, Panchamaha Viharaya - Punani and Sorivila Central College - Dimbulagala on 16 and 19 January 2020.

  • A DONATION OF SCHOOL ACCESSORIES, SEWING MACHINES AND KITCHEN EQUIPMENT FOR NEEDY FAMILIES

    25th January 2020 15:18:56 Hours

    With the guidance of General Officer Commanding 23 Division Major General Dhammika Jayasundara, a donation of school accessories, sewing machines and kitchen equipment among school children and women of poverty-stricken families was taken place at Kurinchamunai Government Tamil Mixed School, on 22 January 2020. 4 Battalion of the Gemunu Watch organized this event in collaboration with Shanthi Community Animation Movement (SCAM).

  • DONATION OF SCHOOL ITEMS TO CHILDREN

    03rd January 2020 14:44:51 Hours

    With a concept of General Officer Commanding 23 Division and under the patronage of Hemas Holdings PLC, a donation of school accessories and gift packs to 183 children was conducted at the Zion Church Batticaloa on 30 Dec 19.

  • DISTRIBUTION OF SCHOOL ITEMS

    24th December 2019 10:16:21 Hours

    222 Brigade and 22nd Battalion of Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (22 VIR) deployed in 22 Division AOR, organized an event to distribute school equipment for 184 students of under privileged families studying at Dehiwatta Maha Vidyalaya Dehiwatta in coordination with “Future Life Investments Limited” on 21 December 2019. This charity programme was conducted under the auspices of the Manager of Future Life Investments Ltd Mr. Danushka Udugama and staff of the institute.

  • 2 (V) GR TROOPS CONTRIBUTE TO COASTAL BELT CLEAN-UP

    16th December 2019 16:07:33 Hours

    Troops of the 2nd Battalion of the Gajaba Regiment under 221 Brigade of the 22 Division under the Security Force Headquarters – East took part in a programme to clean up the coastal belt at Maniyaveli" Trincomalee on 15 December 2019.

  • RE-CONSTRUCTION OF FLOOD DEFENCE BANK AT ULLA

    12th December 2019 14:34:45 Hours

    Under the supervision of SF HQ(E) & 24 Division, 23rd Battalion of Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment in cooperation with Disaster Management Centre, Irrigation Department, other voluntary organizations and civilians re-constructed eroded canal bank at Naval Aru in general area Ulla using sand bags to prevent destruction of the bank. As torrential rains continued, the whole region was threatened with a devastating flood unless the river bank was fortified. The whole operation was brought to completion on late evening on 10 December 2019.

  • 22 DIVISION TROOPS INVOLVE IN CLEAN-UP PROJECTS

    03rd December 2019 17:05:42 Hours

    Under the CIMIC programmes of 22 Division, troops of 2nd (V) Battalion of the Gajaba Regiment under 221 Brigade took part in two separate programmes to clean the temple premises of Sri Bodhipadaparamaya, Gemunupura" China Bay, Trincomalee on 22 November and the coastal belt of Maniyavel, Trincomalee on 29 November.