23rd February 2016 19:07:03 Hours
Major General G.D.H.K Gunarathne, the new Colonel of the Regiment, Mechanized Infantry (RHQ – MIR) assumed duties on Thursday (18) morning during a simple ceremony at the Regimental Headquarters, Dambuluhalmillewa, Dambulla.
The newly – appointed Colonel of the Regiment, Major General G.D.H.K Gunarathne signed a formal document to signify the acceptance of the new office, before a gathering of officers.
A Guard Turnout and a Guard of Honour, presented by MIR troops saluted the new Colonel of the Regiment during the event.
Several senior officers, officers and other ranks at the RHQ - MIR attended the occasion.