Security Force Headquarters - (Jaffna)

To be an effective instrument to the Government Endeavour to cultivate national harmony in Jaffna Peninsula through uplifting the physical quality of life and spiritual value of the people.

12th July 2020 22:01:54 Hours

Army Leads People to Say No to Polythene and Plastic in Jaffna

Apart from the tireless efforts against COVID – 19 pandemic, troops under Security Forces Jaffna made initiatives to preserve Jaffna town as a polythene and plastic free city. On the conceptual directives of Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya Commander Security Forces - Jaffna, Major General Lalith Rathnayake, General Officer Commanding 51 Division guided under command troops to clean up Jaffna town and vicinity collecting polythene, plastic and waste materials on 12 July 2020 in order to prevent environment pollution.

Sri Lanka police, Special Task Force and Disaster Management Centre in Jaffna supported the troops to launch this initiative to make polythene and plastic free environment in Jaffna town. Mr. Vamadeva Thiagendran, Founder and Chairman of Thiyahie Charitable Trust Fund also participated this environmental programme.

Commander Security Forces -Jaffna, Government Agent Jaffna, Mr. Kanapathipillai Maheshan, Education Secretary of Northern Province, Mr. L Illangoven, General Officer Commanding 51 Division, Commissioner of Municipal Council Jaffna, Senior Army Officers, Director of Disaster Management Centre in Jaffna and troops joined the Campaign.