The Sri Lanka Army Engineers (SLE) will distribute 100 scholarships to children of deceased or disabled war heroes at a ceremony to be held at the Panagoda Sri Lanka Engineers (SLE) Headquarters today (14th). Jaffna Security Force Headquarters Commander and Colonel Commandant of the SLE Major General Darshana Hettiarrachchi said the scholarship awards was organised by Daham Pahana Foundation founder Brother Charles Thomas.
The Chief Guest is Army Commander Lt. Gen. Mahesh Senanayake. Maj. Gen. Hettiarachchi said the ceremony was organised to support war heroes’ children who experience hardships since their fathers were killed during the war or disabled.
The Jaffna Security Force Headquarters had organised several scholarship awarding programmes under the patronage of Maj. Gen. Hettiarachchi for children of the Northern province as well.