22nd February 2017 13:07:04 Hours
Regimental Centre of Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) conducted the Officers’ Training Day for the 1st quarter of the year 2017 on Friday (17) at the Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) Regimental Centre premises under the guidance of Major General A.P. De Z Wickramaratne, Colonel of the Regiment SLNG.
The training day programme was graced by Colonel of the Regiment, SLNG along with Centre Commandant, Deputy Centre Commandant and Senior Regimental Council Members.
Nearly 200 Officers including all Battalion Commanding Officers, Officers serving in units and attached officers took part in the training day session.
Physical Training exercises and Sword Drills gave the start to the training session.
A timely resourceful lecture, titled ‘Command Leadership and Management’ conducted by the Colonel of the Regiment, SLNG added significance to the day’s event.
The presentation on ‘ISIS Terrorist Campaign’ by the Commanding Officer, 2 (V) SLNG grabbed the attention of audience and it was followed by an elaborate analysis on the Islamic Terrorist Resurgence by the Colonel of the Regiment.
Prof. Gamini De Alwis conducted a lecture on ‘Tourism and its influence on Sri Lanka’ which was interesting and highly productive given its present validity.
On the following day, SLNG Commanding Officers’ conference was held at the Regimental Centre SLNG, presided by Major General A.P. De Z Wickramaratne, Colonel of the Regiment SLNG.
The attendees focused on entrusted tasks to each battalion, pragmatic issues arisen in execution of duties, salient logistic and administrative formalities, etc.
Colonel of the Regiment highlighted the high degree of responsibility which should be mandatorily shouldered by Commanding Officers in enhancing the standards of the regimental outlook, coupled with up keeping of good disciplinary conduct.
The event was attended by Centre Commandant, Deputy Centre Commandant and Regimental Staff Officers.