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SL Army checks up on children's teeth in Point Pedro

The Sri Lanka Army organised and apparently supervised dental clinics at Thumpalai Sivaprakash school in Point Pedro last week.

According to the Ministry of Defence, the event was an extension of the Sri Lankan army's 'community welfare initiatives'.

The MOD website, Defence.lk, exalted: "parents of the children expressed their appreciation to the military authorities for assisting their children."

However, the Sri Lankan army's 'Civil Military Coordination - Jaffna' is evidently less keen on exposing the military's presence within the confidential environment of healthcare consultations, meticulously cropping out Sri Lankan soldiers from photographs...

Defence.lk photographs Civil Military Coordination photographs

521 Brigade's supervision of staff of the Manthikai hospital and Mobile Dental Service Unit, has apparently become a regular occurrence.

See 'Army coordinates dental clinic for school children' (06 May 2013) and this event from February this year...

See also:

SL army - homes, public health and now child scholarships (01 May 2013)

Soldiers busy with beauty salons (22 Mar 2013)

Army builds hotel on shores of Nanthikadal Lagoon (26 Dec 2012)

Army does safari (23 Nov 2012)

Army opens yet another holiday resort in Jaffna (11 Jan 2012)

Gota's catering services (21 July 2012)

Military does public health (12 May 2012)

Army to form construction company (19 Jan 2012)

Army on standby to sell and distribute vegetables (13 Dec 2011)

Army to build a 5-star hotel (06 Nov 2011)

Militarising Cricket
 (04 Nov 2011)

Sri Lankan military expands commercial arm (01 Oct 2011)

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