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 22:44:08 Hours
Troops under Security Forces – Jaffna contributed their tireless effort to construct another housing scheme consisting of 25 houses to provide shelter for low-income families in Punkuduthive, Jaffna. The housing construction was done by 5th Engineer Services Regiment with support of the troops of 51 Division upon the directives of Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya, Commander Security Forces – Jaffna. The entire project was funded by National Housing Development Authority of Ministry of Housing, Water Supply and Housing Facilitates and accordingly, Mr. L. Illangoven the Education Secretary Northern Province coordinated the funds and distribution of houses for selected deserving families in Jaffna Peninsula.
The housing scheme 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 18 July 2020 during the formal ceremony in which Hon. Mrs. P S M Charles Governor Northern Province participated as the Guest of Honour. The ceremony was organized under the supervision of Major General Lalith Rathnayake, General Officer Commanding 51 Division.
Religious Dignitaries, Commander Security Forces – Jaffna, Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya, General Officer Commanding 51 Division Major General Lalith Rathnayake, Chief Secretary - Northern Province Mr. A Pathinadan, Secretary Education - Northern Province Mr. L Illangoven, Government Agent – Jaffna, Mr. K Maheshan, Deputy Inspector General of Police – Jaffna, Senior Army Officers, Government Officials, Troops and residents were present in the ceremony conducted in line with current health guidelines.