27th February 2016 00:52:20 Hours
The Chief of Staff of the Army, Major General Milinda Peiris Friday (26) visited in order to inspect the Combat Convoy Equipment at Security Forces Headquarters- West, Panagoda.
Major General Peiris, on arrival at the venue was received by Major General B. A. Perera, Director General General Staff (DGGS) together with Major General Tissa Jayasooriya, Director General Army Industries (DGAI), Brigadier WRP De Silva, Director Plans, before he was conducted to inspect the equipment a considerable part of which had been manufactured by the Army itself.
He afterwards inspected Self Sustain Equipment, Combat vehicle Equipment, Demining and EODs (Explosive Ordnance Devices), Logistic and Medical Equipment.
The same pre-inspection was conducted by Major General B.A Perera, Director General General Staff (DGGS) on last Wednesday (24) at the same venue.
Directors of several directorates and senior officers participated in the inspection.