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22nd May 2020 12:45:06 Hours

62 Division's Seventh GOC Assumes Office

All Senior Officers, Officers and Other Ranks of the 62 Division warmly welcomed the newly-appointed General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 62 Division, Brigadier S.M.S.P.B Samarakoon, the 7th GOC when he arrived at the 62 Division Headquarters premises to assume duties on Thursday (21) at Galkulama, Padavi-Sripura.

Members of the Maha Sangha chanted ‘Seth Pirith’ and invoked blessing on the new appointment as he signed a formal document to signify the acceptance of the new office. A tea arrangement adhering to health guidelines followed with the participation of Brigade Commanders and all Officers of the 62 Division at the Officers' Mess.

After that, the new General Officer Commanding, 62 Division, setting out his scope of work and duties, addressed the Officers and outlined the importance of working as a team for the prosperity of the country and promotion of the Army image.