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* Sri Lanka Army to reforest Wilpattu to mark National War Heroes' Day
Thu, May 16, 2019, 08:54 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

May 16, Colombo: Sri Lanka Army will launch a mega project to reforest Wilpattu Forest Reserve to mark the 10th anniversary of the war victory against the Tamil Tiger terrorists group.

The mega reforestation project, organized jointly by the Sri Lanka Army and the 'Manusath Derana' TV channel on account of the completion of a decade after Humanitarian Operations against LTTE terrorism will get underway on the Victory Day (May 18) at Marichchakaddi in Wilpattu under the Army's 'Thuruliya Wenuwen Api' project.

The inaugural ceremony, headed by Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army at 9.00 am near 46th Mile Post at Marichchakaddi will be joined by a large gathering of Army personnel, civil activists and 'Manusath Derana' teams.

Parallel tree planting campaigns will get underway at Palasothikandal, Karadikkuli and Srinath Nagar areas on the same day.

Interested public are invited to join the effort for reforestation of Wilpattuwa. More information can be obtained from Tel Nos: 0766907221, 0766907673, 0766909675 or 0766907674.

 

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