Sri Lanka Army

Defenders of the Nation

11th March 2023 07:57:56 Hours

Army Chief Speaks to Island-wide Commanding Officers

Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army with the objective of updating and reminding Commanding Officers of the Army of their professional commitments, duty role and the conduct, on Friday (10) spoke to a large gathering of Officers, inclusive of those connected virtually.

During the address, the Army Chief wanted Commanding Officers to ensure their troops would maintain the highest standards of discipline and urged COs to educate their under command troops about the challenges that the current operational environment has presented. In presenting information on multiple welfare projects being effected in the organization, the Commander of the Army told the gathering that the Army is determined to continue with current welfare projects in progress for the greater benefit of All Ranks.

He also reminded the gathering of the need to support democratic process of the country while protecting its Constitution and the state, and appealed all to support maintain peace and harmony in the country.

Chief of Staff, Major General C.D Weerasuriya RWP RSP ndu, Deputy Chief of Staff, Major General D.G.S Senarath Yapa RWP RSP ndu, Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force, Commandant, Major General W.A.S.S Wanasinghe RSP VSV USP ndu, Senior Officers and Officers were associated with the occasion.