07th March 2017 20:27:24 Hours
Directorate of Psychological Operations - organized ‘Civil Affairs Coordination’ Course No. 14 for officers commenced on Monday (6) at the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps (SLAC) Headquarters, Rock House, Colombo 13.
Brigadier G.V Ravipriya, Director Training of the Army attended the inaugural occasion as the chief guest at the invitation of the Directorate of Psychological Operations.
A total of 29 officers who are in the rank of Major to Lieutenant Colonel are attending this Course, intended to promote understanding between civilians and members of the armed forces.
The three-week long Course covers subjects such as ‘Introduction to Human Rights & Fundamental Rights,’ ‘Development of Better Relations through Civil Affairs,’ ‘Legal Aspects,’ ‘Exposures in Media for Civil Affairs,’ etc.
The closing ceremony will take place on March 23.
Brigadier M.D Wijesundara, Director Psychological Operations, together with Brigadier D.M.U.G Bandara, Brigade Commander, Commando Brigade and senior officers took part in the inaugural occasion.