leaders and senior citizens in the 55 Division area appreciated
the service extended by the Army towards the development of the
area during their meeting with General Officer Commanding (GOC)
55 Division Brigadier Ajith Wijesinghe on Friday (07) at the Division
Headquarters in Kaddaikadu.
The GOC described
about humanitarian assistance so far given to the civilians in
Jaffna by the Army and assured that it would continue irrespective
negative comments of different interested parties. He explained
the representatives about Army’s support being given to government
development programmes in Jaffna. They discussed the areas where
Army could extend further assistance for the wellbeing of civilians.
551 Brigade Colonel S.M.S.P.B. Samarakoon, Civil Affairs Officer
of the 55 Division Lieutenant Colonel C.G.J.N. De Silva, Commanding
Officer 18th Sri Lanka Light Infantry Major W.A.Y.K. Weerasinghe
and Commanding Officer 12th Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment Major
H.M.A. Bandara participated in the meeting.