Sri Lanka Defence Secretary to open Nachchikuda Navy camp today

Aug 25, Mannar: Sri Lanka Defense Secretary Gotabhaya Rajapaksa will declare open a new permanent Navy camp in Nachchikuda in Mannar district today.

The new camp located along the Mannar – Pooneryn road comes under the North Central Command of Sri Lanka Navy.

The camp will carry out the security activities of the Nachchikuda land and marine zone from today.

Nachchikuda was a major strong point of Tamil Tiger terrorists in the northwestern coast and an area where the LTTE had a Sea Tiger base and carried out attacks before the area was taken into control by the state security forces in 2008.

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