A programme to donate sewing machines to selected
low income families in Jaffna area held at the Security Forces
Headquarters Auditorium on 28 March 2018.
On the request of the Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna, Major
General Dharshana Hettirrachchi, the project was initiated with
the financial support of Mr. Mohan Shankar and Mrs. Vadani Shankar.
The event was coordinated and organized by the 7 Sri Lanka Army
During the event, 15 rehabilitated women ex-combatants
were donated with brand new sewing machines to use in self employment
activities to uplift their living standards.
Speaking at the event the Commander, Security
Forces - Jaffna highlighted the importance of restoring ethnic
and religious harmony and steps taken by the military forces in
Jaffna area to ensure the same. He also spoke about the efforts
by military forces to support Tamil community in the peninsula
to include ex-combatants to uplift their living standards and
assistance towards that. Mr. Shankar speaking at the event said
that he is very happy to be a part of this noble endeavor and
thanked military forces for their contributions to the Tamil community.
Security Force - Jaffna, Mr. Mohan Shankar, Mrs. Vadini Shankar,
families of beneficiaries, Senior Officers, Officers and Other
Ranks attended the event.