12th October 2016 13:50:08 Hours
Centre for Army Vocational Training (CAVT) at Saliyawewa celebrated 67thAnniversary and Army Dayby launching series of civil society oriented projects on Monday (10).
Ground preparation for construction of a house to a soldier, distribution of cloths to inmates at Saliyawewa elders’ home,conduct of Shramadana to clearing hospital premises at Nochchiyagama, entertainment of inmates with refreshments in Nochchiyagama hospital etc. were among the project that were launched to mark the Army Day.
As a part of the military ceremony on October 10 (Army Day) the Army flag was raised and recital of Army song took place simultaneouslyinside the CAVT. CAVT Commandant Colonel M. R.K.W.V. B Pinnawala, Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel D. R. N Hettiarchchi and several senior officers attended the series of programmes.