Security Force Headquarters - (Jaffna)

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29th March 2021 13:00:20 Hours

Army Collaborates With Sri Lanka Nippon Educational and Cultural Centre to Award Scholarships for Needy Students

The Sri Lanka Nippon Educational and Cultural Centre (SLNEC) in collaboration with Sri Lanka Army organized an awarding of scholarships and distribution of stationary items for needy students in Jaffna District on Sunday, 28 March 2021 at an occasion held at the Sri Nagaviharaya in Jaffna. 12 Students from Jaffna who have excelled in studies were awarded with monthly scholarships and given with stationeries sufficient for the upcoming year. Vouchers of School Shoes were also distributed to these needy students.

The event was organized under the patronage of the Secretary General of SLNEC, Ven. Meegahathenne Chandrasiri Thero along with the Commander Security Force - Jaffna, Major General Priyantha Perera. Civil affairs officer 512 Infantry Brigade, Lieutenant Colonel Jagath Kumara joined the distribution ceremony as the Chief Guest at the Sri Nagaviharaya premises. Commanding Officer 14 Gajaba Regiment Major Sampath Ovitiyawaththa assisted the conduct of the distribution ceremony.

A number of Buddhist monks, Senior Army Officers, Officers, and Parents of the students were present during the occasion.