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Kilinochchi students receive educational assistance

army news 2017 6 4A group of 100 school children in Kilinochchi were presented with valuable gift packs of schooling needs during a ceremony facilitated by the Sri Lanka Army troops in Kilinochchi, recently (30th May).

The ceremony held at the Nelum Piyasa auditorium saw children from Mallavi, Poonaryn and Vishvamadu in the Kilinochchi District receive gift pack sponsored by the Foundation of Goodness. The donation had been made in response to a request by Commander, Security Forces-Kilinochchi (SF-KLN), Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana

One hundred (100) gift packs, each worth Rs.3500.00 were presented to the children. In addition to the gift packs containing exercise books, accessories, school bags each student was also presented with a financial grant of Rs 1000.00. The Foundation of Goodness had on many previous occasions provided such assistance to uplift the living standards of the people in the North.

Commander, Security Forces-Kilinochchi (SF-KLN), Major General Ajith Kariyakarawana, General Officer Commanding, 57 Division, Major General Jagath Guanawardana, Operational Manager of the Foundation of Goodness Ananda Jayawardena, school authorities, students and their parents were also present at the ceremony.

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