Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka)
Jaffna and its people are very good,says outgoing Commander
S. L. PRASATH
Jaffna District Commander Major General Mahinda Hathurusinghe, who has been transferred to the Army Headquarters in Colombo with effect from yesterday, said he was reluctant to leave the people in the Jaffna.
He told this to the media yesterday during the opening ceremony of the 52nd Division Headquarters at Eluthumattuval.
“I have been serving in Jaffna District for the last four years, and have carried out many services for the people, resulting in a close relationship between the army and the people. During this period the people had various needs and expectations, from children’s education to housing requirements, for which we have rendered our assistance” “I am very happy indeed to have served in Jaffna, it is a matter of deep regret to be transferred from here”.