Troops in blood donation drive


Over 750 Army personnel recently donated blood for needy persons islandwide in collaboration with blood banks.

For this charity drive, more than 200 commandos belong to four Commando Regiments in Ganemulla, hundred plus troops of 58 Division and 582 Brigade located in Horana, and more than hundred plus men and women of 122 Brigade of 12 Division, 270 plus troops of 14 division and different Regimental Centres and more than hundred Army donors under command establishments of 513 Brigade in Jaffna donated blood with much enthusiasm.

The blood banks of the Army Hospital, Ragama Teaching Hospital, Jaffna Teaching Hospital, and Hambantota District Hospital joined hands in this noble endeavour.

Commander Security Forces – Jaffna, Commander Security Forces – West, Commander Security Forces – Central, General Officer Commanding (GOC) 58 Division, GOC 12 Division, GOC 14 Division, Brigade Commanders, including Commando Brigade Commander, closely supervised these programmes under the direction of Army Commander, Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage. (NR)