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28th July 2021 11:00:38 Hours

Jaffna Commander Makes Formal Visits

Major General Jagath Kodithuwakku who assumed duties as the 26th Commander, Security Force - Jaffna, paid his maiden field visit to the 52 Division Headquarters on Sunday (25).

The Security Forces Commander was warmly welcomed by the General Officer Commanding 52 Division. The visiting commander planted a sapling to mark his maiden visit and then posed for a group photograph. Then the General Officer Commanding conducted a comprehensive briefing on the role and tasks in the area of responsibilities under the 52 Division. The Security Forces Commander afterwards addressed the Brigade Commanders, Commanding Officers and troops of the 52 Division.

Subsequently, he visited the 522 Brigade and was invited to plant a Mango sapling in the Brigade premises as a token of memory. He also made a visit to the Battalion Training School at Vidaththapalai to inspect the progress of recruit training sessions. Finally, the Jaffna Commander visited the 7 Gajaba Regiment camp and 12 Gemunu Watch camp and met troops.

Brigade Commanders, Commanding Officers and troops of the 52 Division participated in the programmes.