A fire drill and an emergency evacuation programme was held at an international school in Akkaraipattu, with the assistance of the Disaster Management Centre (DMC), Ampara Fire Unit of the Akkaraipattu Municipal Council. The programme chaired by the Director of Studies of Aims International School M.A. Thasreef was attended by Akkaraipattu Mayor Athaullah Ahamed Zacky as Chief Guest and Ampara Additional District Secretary V. Jegetheesan as Guest of Honour.
DMC Deputy Director M.A.C. Riyas in his speech emphasised the importance of acquiring a comprehensive knowledge in fire drill and emergency evacuation programme.
By M.A.P. Deen (Ampara)