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13th August 2020 10:30:18 Hours

Newly Appointed SF-J Commander Begins Formal Visits to 51 & 52 Divisions

Major General Senerath Bandara who assumed duties as the new Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna made his formal field visits to the 51 Division and 52 Division Headquarters during 11-12 August.

Upon his reach at the 51 Division HQ, the new Commander, Security Forces-Jaffna was welcomed by the General Officer Commanding, 51 Division, Major General Lalith Rathnayake. after Guard Turnout honours presented to him on Tuesday (11). Afterwards, he received a comprehensive briefing on their role and tasks in their area of responsibility before he addressed Brigade Commanders, Commanding Officers and troops under the 51 Division.

On Wednesday (12), he paid his first formal visit to the 52 Division HQ in Mirisuvil to be received by Major General Sena Waduge, General Officer Commanding, 52 Division on arrival at the Division HQ. A Guard Turnout greeted him at the entrance in keeping with military traditions before he was ushered in. A subsequent comprehensive briefing on their responsibilities, presented by the General Officer Commanding paved the way for the visiting Jaffna Commander to talk to the 52 Division troops, all Brigade Commanders and Commanding Officers serving under the 52 Division.