Force Headquarters has commenced a coconut cultivation project
in Jaffna district and more than 6000 seedlings have been planted
during the last six months. The target is to plant hundred thousand
seedling before end of the year 2018, in line with the Government
"Api Wawamu Rata Nagamu"
In order to achieve desired objectives and results, Security Force
Headquarters Jaffna requested the assistance from Coconut Research
Institute, Lunuvila to conduct a study on the coconut cultivation
initiated by the HQ, SF (J). Accordingly, the Chairman of the
Coconut Research Institute and five expert researches visited
the coconut cultivated areas in Jaffna on 19 March 2018 and conducted
The chairman and the experts who carried out the study were highly
impressed about the initiative taken by the Army and agreed to
provide continuous assistance for the coconut cultivation in Jaffna
to be a success.