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11th July 2019 11:06:43 Hours

JCC-CIJW Student Officers on Familiarization Tour to Kilinochchi

The Officers following the Junior Command Course on Counter Insurgency Jungle Warfare (JCC-CIJW) No-25 at Maduruoya Army Training School as part of their familiarization programme visited the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi and its suburbs during 8 - 9 July.

They were warmly welcomed by Major General Vijitha Ravipriya, Commander Security Forces - Kilinochchi at the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi on Monday (8) and were briefed on the roles and tasks of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi at the auditorium.

Student Officers then visited the 57 Division Headquarters, 571 Brigade, Pooneryn Fort, Sangupiddy Bridge and the 24 Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment camp on the same day. On Tuesday (9), they had the opportunity to visit several key places, related to the Humanitarian Operations. They also visited the Kilinochchi Monument, Elephant Pass Monument and the Gamini Kularathne Monument.

A total of 25 Officers (20 local and 5 foreign) who are following the course joined the visit.