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11th July 2019 11:06:43 Hours

New 513 Brigade Commander Begins Duties

Colonel A.S.M Faris assumes duties as 18 Brigade Commander of the 513 Brigade located in Keeramalei on Tuesday (9) amid Islamic religious observances.

The newly-appointed Brigade Commander was welcomed by the Brigade troops in a Guard Turnout.

Soon after he assumed office, Colonel A.S.M Faris planted a sapling as a symbole of memory of the event.

Commanding Officers of 11 Sri Lanka Light Infantry and 16 (volunteer) Gemunu Watch, Brigade staff Officers, Officers and other Ranks attended the event.