Library Receives a Rare Collection of Books as Donation
:: 2011-08-10 11:05:28 Hours]
With sheer intention of quenching the thirst for knowledge of Jaffna
students and other interested readers, a generous family in the
south donated a volume of valuable books to the Jaffna Library recently.
coordinated by the Security Forces Headquarters - Jaffna (SF-J)
included 1500 books on various disciplines such as a set of encyclopedia,
novels, famous story books for children and a rare collection
of educational books.
SF-J Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe and staff officers of
the Security Forces Headquarters – Jaffna have made requests from
various persons and organizations here and abroad to contribute
to restore the Jaffna pubic library, once served as the oasis
of knowledge to Jaffna intellectuals, in its former glory. The
latest donation by Mr. Vipula Wijeratne, Ms Nilmini Jayasinghe
and Ms Menaka Jayasinghe of Nugegoda reached the Headquarters
SF-J as a response to that request.
of the Headquarters SF-J, General Officer Commanding 51 Division
Maj. Gen. Janaka Walgama and Lieutenant Colonel Deeptha Ariyasena
handed over the consignment to library authorities on Tuesday