Celebrating the birth of the Prince of Peace, Security Forces – Jaffna (SF-J) organized Christmas Carol on 27th evening with participation of catholic priests, distinguished guests and a gathering of civilians.
The event was organized for the fourth consecutive year on directives of Commander Security Forces Jaffna Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe at Civil Affairs and Public Relations Office on hospital road. Opening prayer was conducted by Rev. Fr. Reggie Rajeswaran of the church of Our Lady of Refuge, Jaffna. It was followed by reciting of hymns by children of Iruppalai Canaan Prayer Centre, Kondavil Assembly of God Church and the soldiers of SF-J.
During the carol service, Santa Claus distributed Christmas gifts among children present to witness the event.
Later, the choir on board a gaily decorated vehicle toured to many areas including Passiyur, Gurunagar, Navanthurai and city centre till midnight.