Forces Jaffna (SF-J) in collaboration with custom officers at
Katunayaka Bandaranaike International Airport donated a stock
of school items to students of Vaddukkoddai Valli Ammai Memorial
school on 24th December.
was organized as a part of the programme initiated by the Commander
Security Forces Jaffna (SF-J) Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe
to promote school education of Jaffna students.
of Civil Affairs and Public Relations Office Jaffna functioning
under the Headquarters SF-J, a team of custom officers headed
by Mr. Asanga Hapugaskumbura sponsored the donation worth of Rs.
1 million. At a ceremony organized to hand over the school items,
423 students of the school received school bags, books, pens,
pencils and school uniforms from the SF-J Commander and custom
officers present on the occasion. A stock of sports ware was also
handed over to the school by the donors.
those items, buckets of paint needed to colour wash the buildings
of 82 year old Vaddukkoddai Valli Ammai Memorial school and a
water pump needed for a water supply system for students were
also donated by the custom officers.
Rev. Fr. S.A.
Arnold of Vaddukkoddai South Indian church, officials of the Divisional
Secretariat, senior Army officers and parents were present on
Civil Affairs Lieutenant Colonel G.G.A. Priyantha coordinated
was pioneered by Mr. Subramaniyam, a former judged in memory of
his beloved wife Mrs. Valli Amma in 1930.