11th August 2019 18:45:46 Hours
Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E), joining the bandwagon staged its Exhibition of Innovations, crafted by East-based innovative soldiers on Friday (9) at the Pulathisi National College of Education auditorium in Polonnaruwa. The exhibition of these innovative products across all SFHQs was made possible on a concept of Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army.
Major General Aruna Jayasekera, Commander, Security Forces - East guided the arrangements for this one in the East with the objective of encouraging soldiers for new innovations.
'Eastern Innovata' exhibited more than 100 innovations born out of creative abilities of service personnel and drew large crowds to the venue throughout the whole day. Three of those new products were selected by a group of eminent judges as the best of the best and awarded prizes and certificates. Many more received appreciative certificates for their creative skills.
The exhibition was opened by Major General Wasantha Madola, Commander, Forward Maintenance Area (East). Brigadier Athula Marasinghe, General Officer Commanding, 24 Division, Mrs Mathararachchi, President, Pulathisi National College of Education and several Senior Officers attended the opening ceremony.