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23rd July 2021 08:00:13 Hours

East Commander Makes Formal Troop Addresses

Major General Channa Weerasuriya, Commander Security Force - East on Thursday (22) visited the 233 Brigade in Vakarei.

On arrival at the premises, the Commander Security Force - East was greeted by a Drive Pass in conformity with military traditions before he was received by Colonel Wasantha Hewage, the Commander 233 Brigade.

Addressing the troops in the 233 Brigade, the Commander SF-E encouraged the troops to continue to offer their service while maintaining the highest standards of discipline at all levels. Further, the Commander urged them to stick to the health guidelines in the present pandemic situation in the country and advised them to be courteous when travelling due to the rapid increase of vehicle accidents reported at present. Later on the SF-E Commander was invited to plant a sapling inside the 233 Brigade Headquarters premises.

Major General Nalin Koswatte, General Officer Commanding 23 Division, Commanding Officers of the under command battalions and the Staff Officers of the Brigade also accompanied the Commander SF-East's visit.