11th July 2019 11:30:22 Hours
Brigadier Lalith Rathnayake of Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment assumed duties as the new General Officer Commanding, 51 Division on Monday (8) in a simple ceremony.
The newly-appointed GOC was greeted to a Guard Turnout and a Guard of Honour parade upon his arrival at the premises.
Subsequently, the GOC signed a formal documents to signify the acceptance his new office amid religious observances. He also was invited to plant a sapling as a simple of memory.
Senior military Officers, Divisional Staff Officers, Officers and Other Ranks were present at the venue.