Renovated female ward of Divisional Hospital on Nainativu Island handed over for treatment of patients

The handing over of the navy-renovated female ward of the Divisional Hospital on Nainativu Island was held under the auspices of Commander Northern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Priyantha Perera on 02nd September 2021.

The project got off the ground following the directives of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne in response to a request of the Ministry of Health. The Northern Naval Command enabled skilled manpower and industrial know-how of the Navy for the expeditious completion of the project and handed over the ward for treatment of patients. Accordingly, the people of Nainativu Island will be able to reap the benefit of this facility in due course.

The programme was carried out adhering to COVID-19 protocols in effect for the prevention of pandemic transmission. Chief Incumbent of Nagadeepa Purana Rajamaha Vihara, Chief Sanghanayake for Northern Province, Most Ven. Nawadagala Padumakitti Tissa Thero, Regional Director of Health Services (Jafna), a limited group of hospital staff and naval personnel were present on this occasion.