roads to two remote villages, Kovilakkandy and Navatkuli which
were in need of urgent repair due to constant use were reconstructed
within two days by the soldiers of the 18th Gemunu Watch (18 GW)
of Thanankilappu for the convenience of residents in the area.
As those roads
had not been touched for timely renovations, transportation was
a bitter experience for road users. Although reconstruction of
them was a dire need for residents in those villages, they lacked
sufficient resources and necessary man power for the task.
of the 18 GW, with guidance of the Commander 523 Brigade Colonel
Ajantha Wijesuriya undertook the reconstructions on 25th August
and completed it within two days.
also cooperated in this community welfare project of the soldiers
who provided lunch and tea to them on 25th and 26th. About 90
soldiers participated in the project.