& School Items Distributed among Manipay Students
[Updated :: 2010-11-17
Sixty six schoolchildren at Manipay received a donation of printed
materials useful to learn Sinhala and a bag full of school items
on Sunday (14.11.2010). A ceremony chaired by Commander 513 Brigade
Colonel Pradeep Silva was held at Uduvil Sanguveli Government School
at Manipay to distribute books, pens, boxes of mathematical sets,
colour pencils, stationeries and other items Sunday morning.
The event of
donation sponsored by Mr. A. Ravikumar of Manipay also coincided
the swearing in of His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapaksa
on 19th November for his second term in the office.
In the meantime,
nearly 100 Margosa plants were distributed among selected families
in Uduvil and Manipay by the organizers of the ceremony in support
of the government’s 1100000 tree panting campaign.
Sri Lanka National Guard provided lunch for students and all other
participants. Hindu priests, teachers, parents and army personnel
attended the event.