Se­nior Army Mus­lim Of­fi­cers meet Moulavis

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - NEWS / CLASSIFIED­S -

A team of Se­nior Mus­lim Of­fi­cers serv­ing the Sri Lanka Army on the in­struc­tions of Army Com­man­der Lieu­tenant Gen­eral Ma­hesh Senanayake met a large group of lead­ing Moulavis (Is­lamic priests), State Ad­min­is­tra­tors, Ed­u­ca­tional au­thor­i­ties and sec­tions of se­nior cit­i­zens in Trin­co­ma­lee, Mut­tur, Kin­niya, Bat­ticaloa, Kat­tankudy and Eravur ar­eas re­cently and high­lighted the im­por­tance to con­tinue main­tain­ing tra­di­tional brotherly re­la­tions with all other com­mu­ni­ties with­out fall­ing prey to groups of armed ex­trem­ists who had been mis­guided.

The pro­ject, launched by the Direc­torate of Psy­cho­log­i­cal Op­er­a­tions at the Army Head­quar­ters on the guidelines given by the Com­man­der of the Army, is to be con­ducted else­where as well.

Those in­ter­ac­tive meet­ings were or­ga­nized by the troops of the 221 Brigade of the 22 Divi­sion on guidelines given by re­spec­tive Com­man­ders and the Se­cu­rity Force Com­man­dereast. The team of Mus­lim Army Of­fi­cers in­cluded Brigadier Azad Izadeen, Lieu­tenant Colonel Fawmi Kitchi­lan, Colonel A.S.M. Fariz, Colonel Rauf Hameem and a few other Of­fi­cers. The pro­ject held an­other in­ter­ac­tion on the same lines at De­hi­wala yes­ter­day, ac­cord­ing to the Direc­torate of Psy­cho­log­i­cal Op­er­a­tions.

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