of 511 Brigade under 51 Division organized school items distributing
ceremony at the Suthumalai North Tamil Mixed School in Manipay on
02nd January 2017 with the coordination of 25 Vijayabahu Infantry
Regiment (25 VIR).
26 Students who resident at Suthumalai with minimum infrastructure
facilities received school items and uniforms as donations with
coordination of Colonel Ajith Dissanayaka, Commander 511 Brigade.
The donation of Rs 398,000.00 financial value was sponsored by Mr.
Sirisena Gamage and Mrs. Sriyani Gamage who are living in Canada.
Coincidently, Mr. Kithsiri Pemarathna and Mrs. Yamuna Kumuduni from
Canada has also donated fully fledge Electric wheelchair worth of
Rs. 150,000.00 to P. Sadurnavi, student of Suthumalai N.T.M.S. She
was suffering from a disability since her childhood. This will ease
her work and studies too.
Brigadier Mervyn Perera, General Officer Commanding 51 Division
grace the occasion as the Chief Guest. Brigadier Jagath Kodithuwakku,
Commander 512 Brigade, Brigadier Sisira Pilapitiya, Commander 513
Brigade, Colonel Ajith Dissanayaka, Commander 511 Brigade, Colonel
Sanath Aluvihare, Commander 515 Brigade, Senior Army Officers, Principal,
teachers, students of the school and Soldiers participated in the
Students and Teachers enjoyed a lunch offered by the Army. Teachers,
students and parents appreciated the efforts taken by the Army to
lend their hands to uplift educational facilities of needy families