of Kurunegala Maliyadewa Boys' College paid an educational visit
to the Jaffna Peninsula on 26 and 27 May 2017. The educational
tour was arranged by the Commander Security Force Jaffna, Major
General Darshana Hettiarachchi, as a response to the request made
by the principal of the college.
575 student of grade 10/11 and 21 teachers participated in the
tour. And they visited very important historic places and popular
areas in the peninsular such as Nagadeepa, Dambakola Patuna and
the ancient Jaffna Fort. Their accommodation, meals and other
facilities had been arranged by Army personnel serving in Jaffna.
The student and teachers got the opportunity of witnessing the
strategic method used by the Sri Lanka army at the time of Humanitarian
Operation. Moreover, they participated in awareness sessions with
had been arranged by Army officers of Sri Lanka Armoured Corps,
Artillery and Engineers. Further, on 26 May 2017, the students
had the opportunity of enjoying a musical evening organized by
the Army personnel.