newly constructed house was handed over to a deserving family
by the Commander Security Forces - Jaffna, Major General Ruwan
Wanigasooriya at Potpathi - Ampan, Jaffna during a brief ceremony
organized by the 55 Division on Thursday 21st November 2019. Under
the guidance and directions of the Commander Security Forces -
Jaffna this house was constructed with a financial donation made
by Mr. Cashmiar Liyanage. The new house was constructed with the
contribution of skilled manpower of the troops belong to 1st Battalion
Mechanized Infantry and 10th battalion the Vijayabahu Infantry
Regiment under 553 Brigade.
Since year 2009 after conclusion of the Humanitarian Operations
the troops of Security Forces-Jaffna have constructed 697 houses
in the Jaffna Peninsula. This is the 698th such house and in December
this year It is scheduled to Hand Over 02 more making the total
number of houses constructed by Security Forces - Jaffna to rise
upto 700. As such the troops have provided permanent shelter to
700 deserving families in Jaffna from year 2009 to 2019.
Commander Security Forces - Jaffna, Brigadier General Staff, Brigade
Commanders of 551 and 553 Brigades, Senior Officers, Divisional
Secretary Marathankerni Mr. K Kanageswaran, Army Personnel and
Residents of the area were present at the occasion.