14th May 2020 11:43:13 Hours
Troops of the 7 Gemunu Watch and 9 Sri Lanka National Guard under the command of the 683 Brigade of the 68 Division in the Security Force-HQ-MLT donated cooked meal packs and desserts to needy families in Nanthikadal area on Thursday (7) on account of Vesak.
Those civilians were undergoing hardships due to prevailing COVID -19 epidemic and imposition of curfew.
The gesture was organized under directions and a concept of Major General Deepthi Jayathilake, Commander Security Forces –Mullaithivu. Major General R.M.P.J Rathnayake, General Officer Commanding 68 Division and Colonel D.R.N Hettirachchi, 683 Brigade Commander, Commanding officers, officers and other ranks arranged the project.
For the distribution, 683 Brigade Commander, Commanding officers, officers and other ranks and Public Health Inspectors of the area supported.
Meanwhile, 682 Brigade troops on Friday (8) donated 50 dry ration packs among 50 needy families in Puthukuduirippu, who faced economic circumstances due to Covid-19.
This was organized by the 682 brigade and donations were given by the under command battalion troops including officers and other ranks of 682 brigade
Major General Deepthi Jayathilake, Commander Security Forces-MLT, 682 Brigade Commander, few senior officers and other ranks joined to the venue.