SL Army to send more soldiers to Nepal

SL Army to send more soldiers to Nepal

SL Army to send more soldiers to Nepal

Written by Staff Writer

29 Apr, 2015 | 8:35 am

The Sri Lanka Army says that another deployment of soldiers are due to leave to Kathmandu on Wednesday April 29, to assist in the relief progamme.

Acting Army spokesperson Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera stated that the soldiers will leave for Kathmandu at 8.30 a.m on Wednesday Morning on a SriLankan Airlines flight. Brigadier Jayanath further noted that the deployment consists of 13 navy personnel, 89 army personnel and seven doctors.

He also added that the flight will also carry 15,000 kilogrammes of medical equipment, water, and food items including 20,000 kilogrammes of dry rations provided by Sathosa.

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