11th September 2018 18:43:34 Hours
Major General H. R. K. P Peiris during a simple ceremony, rich with military formalities assumed the office of the Chief Field Engineer (CFE) at Mattegoda Field Engineers Headquarters on Saturday (15).
He succeeded Major General Dudley Weeraman who relinquished his office after performing a notable service as the CFE.
Upon arrival, the new Chief Field Engineer at the main entrance to the Chief Field Engineer’s Office, he was greeted to the formal Guard Turnout in accordance with military traditions.
Symbolizing his acceptance of the new office amid religious observances, Major General H.R.K.P Peiris left his signature for an official document in the presence of a gathering of Senior Officers.
Towards the end of the charming ceremony, the new Chief Field Engineer participated in refreshments with all ranks and took time off to share views with a section of the attendees.