deployed in Jaffna Peninsula under the Security Force Headquarters
(Jaffna) constructed three two storied buildings at Vadukodai
Regional Hospital, Kayts Base Hospital and Maruthankerny Regional
Hospital and another three single storied buildings at Velani
Base Hospital, Chankanai Base Hospital and Kodikamam Base Hospital.
Hon. Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, Minister of Health, Nutrition and
Indigenous Medicine, symbolically declared opened three building
at Vadukodai, Kayts and Maruthankerny on 24th September 2017.
The required funds for the above constructions were provided by
the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM)
based in Switzerland.
It took approximately 10 months to complete the construction work
at above mentioned six hospitals and troops deployed under 51,
52 and 55 Division along with the Officers and men of 5 ESR tirelessly
contributed to complete the Six projects to upgrade the health
facilities in Jaffna district.
Overall supervision of above projects was done by Major General
Aruna Wanniarachchi, General Officer Commanding 52 Division under
the direction and guidance of Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi
Commander Security Force (Jaffna).
The challenge of building six hospital buildings in Jaffna Peninsula
was undertaken by Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander
of the Army when he was performing duties as the Security Force
Commander - Jaffna.