20th November 2020 08:20:56 Hours
Major General Samantha Silva, General Officer Commanding, 62 Division who was recently promoted to the rank of Major General was honoured when he arrived at his Regiment, Sri Lanka Armoured Corps Regimental HQ (SLAC) at Rock House, Colombo 15 on 16 November 2020.
Council Members and many Senior Officers were present there to greet him.
Upon his arrival, he was warmly welcomed by the Centre Commandant Brigadier Sumith Devapriya before he was invited to receive the salute of the ceremonial Guard of Honour, presented by troops of the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps. In keeping with military traditions, Major General Samantha Silva received the regimental salute at the Guard of Honour accorded with Regimental Colours.
Afterwards, he addressed a cross section of Officers and soldiers by adhering to all stipulated guidelines to prevent COVID-19 pandemic. The day’s proceeding concluded with an All Rank tea.