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11th July 2019 11:30:22 Hours

New 51 Division GOC Takes Over

Brigadier Lalith Rathnayake of Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment assumed duties as the new General Officer Commanding, 51 Division on Monday (8) in a simple ceremony.

The newly-appointed GOC was greeted to a Guard Turnout and a Guard of Honour parade upon his arrival at the premises.

Subsequently, the GOC signed a formal documents to signify the acceptance his new office amid religious observances. He also was invited to plant a sapling as a simple of memory.

Senior military Officers, Divisional Staff Officers, Officers and Other Ranks were present at the venue.