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Army installs water purification systems in school

State Minister visits SLAF 66th 2017Sri Lanka Army has installed two water purification systems at Kekirawa Sumana Vidyalaya for the use of the students, recently.

According to Army media sources the initiative was taken by the troops of 53 Division Headquarters in Inamaluwa, Habarana with a view to provide safe drinking water and prevent the spread of Chronic Kidney Diseases (CKD) among students.Army has already distributed several water purification machines among some schools in the region.

Students in Habarana, Galewela, Sigiriya and Naula areas have benefited from this project. The 'Koyel' Ladies Association had provided financial contributions for the two water systems and 5 sanitary ware sets while construction and installation works were carried out by the Corps of Engineer Services (CES) Regiment troops and other serving troops of the 53 Division.

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