More than 1000 Army soldiers of the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J), carried out Dengue cleaning projects at 67 schools in Jaffna peninsula with the support of students for two consecutive days.
Ministry of Defense organized a lecture on Integration and Reconciliation in view of the National Integration and Reconciliation Week at the ministry premises today. Professor Jayantha Senevirathne made the guest speech at the event.
President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the officials to get the assistance from Tri-forces in addition to the contribution of the public servants in the process of providing reliefs to the people affected by drought in the country.
There will be a lack of rain fall leading to a severe a drought during the coming three months and the public is asked to use water and electricity carefully, said Minister of Disaster Management Anura Priyadarshana Yapa.
Estate bungalows built by the British during the colonial era will be renovated and available to local and foreign guests at affordable rates, State Plantation Corporation (SPC) Chairman Tilak Mahanama said.