Army saves Rs. 1.5 Billion for the government

Saturday, 02 February 2013 - 20:10


The Sri Lanka Army helped the government save nearly 1,500 million rupees on expenditure by contributing labour towards development projects last year.


Army Spokesman Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasuriya said The Army’s active contribution to a large number of projects undertaken in the health, education, sports and urban beautification sectors last year, helped the government’s development efforts in a large way.


He said the funds allocated for the SAARC Cultural Centre was 907 million rupees and the savings the Army helped make by way of contributing labour was estimated at 110 million rupees.

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