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* Sri Lanka Army to open third wellness resort for handicapped soldiers in Kurunegala
Sun, Apr 20, 2014, 01:44 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Apr 20, Colombo: The Sri Lanka Army will open the third wellness resort for the disabled soldiers in Kurunegala in the North Western Province.

Names as Abimansala-3, the wellness resort will be opened on April 25.

The state-of-the-art wellness center set up at Pangolla, Kurunegala will accommodate 50 disabled soldiers from the North Western Province who receive rehabilitation and therapeutic needs in the facility.

The resort will have eight villas, three cottages, and hydrotherapy and physiotherapy facilities and will also have an indigenous medical unit, medical laboratory and a medical ward.

The project to provide life-time care for the injured war veterans was initiated under the Defense Ministry and the first of the centers, Abimansala, was opened in Anuradhapura. Abimansala-2 was opened in Kamburupitiya and Mihindu Seth Medura in Attidiya.

The wellness centers will operate under Army Commander Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake and the resort was completed through the 'Brave Hearts' project of the Army Seva Vanitha Unit (ASVU).

According to the media, there are 297 permanently disabled and dependent soldiers island wide who lack proper and continuous therapeutic care and domestic facilities.

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