25 houses in the Keeramalai housing project were handed over to
25 families in Jaffna area by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant
General Mahesh Senanayake at a ceremony held at Keeramalai on
30 March 2018.
These houses were constructed as the second stage of Nallinakkapuram
Model Village Project. The project is aimed at providing houses
for displaced persons in Jaffna area in line with the government
Under the guidance of the Commander, Security Force - Jaffna,
Major General Darshana Hettiarrachchi, constructions of Keeramalai
project was commenced on 7 September 2017 with total contribution
of workforce by the Army.
Speaking at the ceremony, the Commander of the Army highlighted
that the Army is working as an effective instrument to the Government's
endeavor to uplift the physical standards of lives while appreciating
the enormous contribution made by the soldiers. Further he stated
that many more private lands which are occupied by the Army will
be released in the future and it is the prime responsibility of
everyone to ensure peace and harmony for further development of
the Jaffna Peninsula.
District Secretary (Jaffna), Additional Secretary (Land), Divisional
Secretary (Theleppalai), beneficiaries, villagers, number of Senior
Army Officers and Army personnel also attended the ceremony..