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Sri Lanka Army

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13th May 2019 16:54:02 Hours

New DG Training Takes Office

Major General T.S Bansajaya, the newly-appointed Director General Training of the Army assumed office recently during a simple ceremony amid blessings of major religious faiths. He succeeded Major General Aruna Wanniarachchi who retired from the Army after an exemplary service of more than 30 years.

Upon arrival at his office, Major General T.S Bansajaya participated in the religious programme and received blessings from Buddhist monks, Catholic priests, and Moulavis of Islamic faiths before he placed his signature for a formal document to signify the acceptance of the office.

Major General T.S Bansajaya of Gemunu Watch prior to this appointment served as the Commandant, Infantry Training Centre at Minneriya and several other staff and command appointments.

Several senior officers in the Directorate were present at the occasion.