27th January 2016 17:21:03 Hours
Brigadier G.W.D.K. Jayathilake assumed duties as the new General Officer Commanding (GOC) in the 66 Division under the Security Force Headquarters-Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) on Monday (25) morning during a simple ceremony at the 66 Division Headquarters, Pooneryn.
A Guard Turnout and a Guard of Honour presented by the troops of the 66 Division saluted Brigadier Jayathilake.
Afterwards, the new GOC signed a formal document to signify the acceptance of the new office.
He also planted a tree sapling to mark his assumption of duties, followed by a troop address.
Several senior officers, including Brigade Commanders, Commanding Officers and other ranks serving under the 66 Division attended the occasion.