15th August 2020 13:16:06 Hours
The routine administrative inspection, presided by Major General Jagath Gunawardena, Chief of Staff took place at the Mechanized Infantry Regiment (MIR) Regimental HQ at Dambulu Halmillawewa.on Thursday (13).
Major General Dammika Jayasundera, Colonel of the Regiment (MIR) received the Chief of Staff on arrival and was saluted in a Guard Turnout before participating Directors General, Directors, Staff Officers of the Army Headquarters and Staff Officers of the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) Headquarters were welcomed to the Mechanized Infantry Regimental HQ Centre.
During the inspection process, the MIR Regimental HQ had the opportunity to get solutions for a couple of pending issues after submissions were made by respective Branches/Directorates on the directions of the Chief of Staff and other Director Generals /Directors.
Brigadier Janaka Priyadarshana, Commander, Mechanized Infantry Brigade, Brigadier Kumara Wanasinghe, Centre Commandant Mechanized Infantry Regiment, Commandant, Mechanized Infantry Training Centre, all Commanding Officers of Mechanized Infantry Battalions, Staff Officers of Mechanized Infantry Regiment were present during discussions on administrative matters.
Towards the end of the project, Colonel of the Regiment, MIR, appreciative of the Chief of Staff's visit to the RHQ awarded a memento to him on behalf of All Ranks of the MIR. In a reciprocal gesture, the visiting Chief of Staff also awarded a memento to the Colonel of the Regiment, MIR and left complimentary remarks in the Visitors’ Book.