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Kokavil transmission tower to connect North and South again

Apr 10, 2011 2:19:56 AM - news.lk

Kilinochchi, the infamous hub of terrorist brutality and LTTE clandestine operations several years ago is now fast transforming to be a hive of industry and commerce under the government's 'Uthuru Wasanthaya' (Northern Spring) development project.

Directed by the Commander of the Army, many thousands of soldiers in the Army, reminiscent of the post-war period of the legendary King Dutugemunu, are at present enthusiastically engaged in multifarious island-wide infrastructure development projects at the request of HE the President and Secretary Defence.

One more success story lies with the complete restoration of the new Kokavil transmission tower which is to be opened shortly. Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya, Commander of the Army Friday (8) morning visited the site of the new tower and received an update from the technical staff on its planned operations and transmission capabilities after its opening.

Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya on arrival at the venue was received by Major General Nandana Udawatte, Commander Security Forces, Kilinochchi. Major General S.A.P.P Samarasinghe, Chief Signal Officer and several other senior officers were associated with the occasion.