31st July 2019 10:22:36 Hours
13 Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) troops of the of 643 Brigade under the 64 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT), considering the humanitarian plight of pregnant women of low income groups supplied them with dry rations and nutrients, each packet worth about Rs 2000/= on Saturday (27).
Those pregnant women in Muthiyankaddukulam Grama Niladhari Division received those relief packets during a meeting organized near the LB Junction at Muthiyankaddukulam.
Each packet contained cereals, dhal, rice, dry fish, milk powder and other nutrients. The distribution was graced by Major General W.D.C.K Costa, General Officer Commanding 64 Division, together with 643 Brigade Commander, Commanding Officer of the 13 SLNG with the intension of enhancing goodwill and reconciliation between the Army and civilians in the area.
Troops of the 13 SLNG considering prevailing economic hardships of those women pocketed out their own money for the worthy cause.