Security Force Jaffna in its effort on Reconciliation process
has initiated a range of community programmes to ensure sustainable
peace in the Jaffna Peninsula. Accordingly, the Security Force
Headquarters (J) organized "Palmyra Ingenuity - 2017",
an innovation exhibition with the view of transforming imagination
into innovation. The two days exhibition started today (17th May
2017) at the Weerasingham Hall, Jaffna in collaboration with the
Ministry of Technology and Research.
The event was inaugurated by Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi,
Commander SF (J), on the invitation of the chief organizer Brigadier
Adeepa Thilakarathna, Commander 552 Brigade. Rear Admiral De Silva,
Commander Northern Naval Area, Brigadier Marvyn Perera, General
Officer Commanding 51 Division, Brigadier Sanath Perera, Commander
FMA (North), Brigade Commanders, Senior Government Officials and
Senior Officers of Tri Forces also participated in the event.
The exhibition was considered to be a great opportunity provided
by the Security Forces for the school / university students and
people in the Jaffna Peninsula to enhance their awareness and
snatch the brainwave of innovative thinking. Approximately, two
thousand students including civilians have witnessed the exhibition
on the first day. This exhibition will continue and open for school
children and people in Jaffna until 1500 hrs on 18th May 2017.