Sri Lanka Army

Defenders of the Nation

14th March 2017 14:56:58 Hours

Retired Disabled War Heroes & Potential Retirees to be Enlightened on Army Welfare Projects

A collective of senior Army officers, representing the Army Directorate of Personnel Administration, Directorate of Welfare, Directorate of Pay and Records, led by the Directorate of Veterans Affairs of the Army will meet a gathering of 2,000 retired disabled War Heroes and potential disabled retirees of the Army on Friday (17) at Panagoda with the objective of updating them on all ongoing welfare projects, meant exclusively for them.

The project, designed to enlighten those War Heroes on the gamut of pending issues, administrative processes, other issues, if any when it relates to retirement and the steps and procedures that should be adopted in the resolution of their grievances, etc would take up their concerns during this meeting at the Panagoda Army Cantonment.

The collective will also accommodate exchange of views, personal interviews, articulation of their grievances, if any in private and interaction with different attendees during the arrangement at Panagoda which is also to be addressed by the Adjutant General, Director Veterans’ Affairs, Director Pay and Records, Director Personnel Administration and Director Rehabilitation.

The programme, launched on the directions of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva will get underway after observance of a two-minute silence in memory of fallen War Heroes and lighting of the traditional oil lamp.

Friday’s (17) programme will include a mobile counseling service too for the benefit of those attendees.