Dec 28, 2017

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Just couple of days before the Christmas eve,  troop of 57 Division launched a shramadana campaign at church premises of St Anthony’s church in Paranthan on 23 December  as a community assistance to the Catholic devotees.

The programme was organized as per the concept of General Officer Commanding 57 Division- Major General Jagath Gunawardhana RSP USP ndc psc and under the direction of Commanding 573 Brigade – Colonel Janaka Ranasinghe RSP USP.  The event was organized as the emblematic performance of military personnel in Security Force Kilinochchi to enhance the religious reconciliation in the area. 87 military personnel from 573 Brigade Headquarters, 1 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment and 6 Sri Lanka National Guard took part at the Shramadhana Campaigns.

Finally, the troops were blessed by the priest of St Anthony’s church with a mass of thanksgiving, as a sign of their gratefulness for dedicated service of military personnel.


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