04th May 2021 14:03:41 Hours
The Commander Security Forces-Jaffna, Major General Priyantha Perera on Saturday (01) made an official visit to the Forward Maintenance Area -North HQ (FMA-HQ) and its under command logistic units with a view to familiarizing with their role and tasks.
On arrival at the FMA-HQ was received by Colonel Forward Maintenance Area, Colonel Dhammika Thilakarathna. The visiting Commander Security Forces-Jaffna planted a mango sapling at the HQ compound to mark his visit to the Forward Maintenance Area-North. Subsequently, the visiting Commander Security Forces-Jaffna posed for a group photograph with all Commanding Officers of Logistics Units and the Staff.
Later, he addressed the troops and joined an all rank tea before visiting the premises.
Presentations on administrative and other functional matters of under command Logistics Units of Forward Maintenance Area (North) were also submitted by Colonel Forward Maintenance Area-North and Commanding Officers of under command units respectively. Commander Security Forces -Jaffna penned his thoughts and good wishes in the visitors' book before he left for 5 Sri Lanka Army Engineer Service Regiment and 4 Sri Lanka Electrical and Mechanical Engineers camps under the FMA-North. During the camp visits, he planted saplings as symbols of memory and signed visitors' books.
Brigadier General Staff, Brigadier Admin and Quartering, Senior Staff Officers of Security Force Headquarters (Jaffna), Commanding Officers, Officers and troops of Forward Maintenance Area (North) were also present during those visits.