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Retd. Army Officer sponsors new house for a needy family with 12 Division Troops

Hambantota-based 12 Division troops of the Security Force HQ – Central adding their weight to the Army’s ongoing house construction project for needy civilians put up one more new house for Mr P.S Wasantha in Gothameegama in Kataragama considering his miserable plight with family members with the support of a retired Army Officer.

This was made known via the Sri Lanka Army website today (05).

The Army Officer turned philanthropist, Major S. Weerasooriya (Rtd) sponsored the humanitarian project, coordinated by the General Officer Commanding of the 12 Division Headquarters in Hambantota, Major General Prasanna Ranawaka.

On Tuesday (30) November, the Army-built new house was vested in the beneficiary during a simple ceremony, headed by Major General Prasanna Ranawaka, several representatives of the donors and Army personnel after observing house-warming formalities and traditions.

Commander, 122 Brigade, Brigadier Janaka Pallekumbura, along with several other junior officers and other ranks participated in the simple ceremony following health guidelines.

Several Officers, relatives of the beneficiary and civilians in the area joined the house warming ceremony.