Army in Welfare Mission in North
While political and economic crisis in the island, the troops in North-East continued to support the everyday life of civilians in the region.
Following are the list of welfare events:
Members of the 17 (V) Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment handed out dry ration packets in Mankulam on 2 July 2022.
The 561 Brigade under the 56 Division of the Security Force Headquarters handed out supplies to families in Vavuniyawa on 7 July 2022.
Troops from the 68 Division deployed in Mullaitvu handed out food to devotees at the Muththumari Amman Hindu temple on 9 July 2022.
8 Sri Lanka Artillery (SLA) troops of the 643 Brigade handed out school accessories to Tamil schoolchildren at the Muthiyankaddukulam South Bank School in Oddusuddan, in Mullativu on 11 July 2022.
18 Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) troops of the 241 Brigade handed out meals to orphaned children in Akkarapattuwa, Ampara on 13 July 2022.
Soldiers from the 653 Brigade of the 65 Division HQ handed our dry ration packs to villagers in Mannarama on 15 July 2022.
Sri Lanka’s 231 Brigade troops handed out dry ration packs to “low-income group families” in Batticaloa on 16 July 2022.
9 Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) troops under the command of Sri Lanka’s 573 Brigade handed out accessories and installed two water filters at a primary school in Mullativu on 16 July 2022.
241 Brigade troops of the 24 Division handed out dry ration packs among civilians and school accessories among students in Ampara on 16 July 2022.
And on July 25 2022, the Sri Lankan army website posted two further updates from Mullaitivu, where troops handed out meals to Tamil pre-school children and a supply of dry rations to another family in the region.