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...
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