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Sri Lankan army opens newly constructed hall at Buddhist temple in North-East


The Sri Lankan army ceremoniously declared open a new hall at a Buddhist temple in the Eastern Province last week, reports an official military website.

On June 14, Brigadier N Hathurusinghe and troops attached to the Sri Lankan Security Force Headquarters in the Eastern Province marched alongside Buddhist monks to the Sri Kanda Temple Galkanda.

According to the military website, the construction of the hall took place “under the close supervision of the commanding officer 17 SLLI”.