55 Division Organizes a Coaching Camp for Football Players


Headquarters 55 Division of Veththilaikerny, in another Civil Military Coordination (CIMIC) affair, organized a coaching camp for football players competing in the tournament organized by the 55 Division for the second year.

With coordination of the Civil Affairs Officer of the Division Headquarters and the Commanding Officer of the 19th Sri Lanka National Guard, Mr. S.K.P. Silva, coordinating officer of Sri Lanka Football Federation and coach national beach football team, Mr. Lakmal Sampath and Mr. Rohitha Kumara, school football coaches gave a two day training to 150 players including youths, soldiers and school players on 05th and 06th September at Uduththurai Senthamil ground.



20 SLNG Helps Uthayatharakai Pre-Schoo


Uthayatharakai pre school of Iththavil in 551 Brigade area and its kids recieved a stock of furniture and school items as a donation from the soldiers of 20th Sri Lanka National Guard (20 SLNG) serving in Pallai.

Wooden desks, tables and chairs made by 20 SLNG soldiers and plastic chairs, school bags and water bottles bought with their financial contribution were handed over to Uthayatharakai pre school on 21st May with participation of General Officer Commanding 55 Division Brigadier Ajith Wijesinghe, Commander 551 Brigade Colonel S.M.S.P.B. Samarakoon and Commanding Officer 20 SLNG Major H.M.A. Pushpa Kumara.

On the same occasion, 150 packs of babyrusks donated by Delmege Medical (Pvt) Ltd. with coordination of Commander 551 Brigade were also given to the kids of the pre school and other small children at Iththavil village.

Grama Niladhari of the area principals, teachers and parents were present.