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.
18th July 2020 09:10:59 Hours
The All Ranks Gymnasium for the benefit of all Army personnel under 55 Division was declared open by the Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army and Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID – 19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc on 17 July 2020 upon the invitation made by Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya, Commander Security Forces – Jaffna and General Officer Commanding 55 Division.
Lieutenant Commander (Retd) DMK Jayawardhana, a keen facilitator of Tri Forces and Police welfare Division, accepting the request made by Major General Sampath Kotuwegoda, General Officer Commanding 55 Division, coordinated the funds and required construction materials for the new all ranks gymnasium under the great patronage of Mrs. Koshila Jayawardhana, chairperson National Serving Bank, Mr. Channa Dunusinghe, Senior Regional Manager AIA Insurance - Kegalle and Mr. Nilantha Bandara Manager AIA Insurance - Kegalle. The required manpower for the construction work was contributed by the troops attached to 55 Division.
Commander Security Forces – Jaffna, General Officer Commanding 55 Division, Senior Army Officers, Well-wishers and Troops associated the Army Chief at the opening ceremony. The ceremony was carried out in line with current health guide lines.