10th July 2019 22:02:23 Hours
Major General Senarath Bandara of Gemunu Watch assumed office as the 8th General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 11 Division on Tuesday (9) amid religious observances and military formalities.
The newly appointed GOC was awarded a Guard Turnout and a Guard of Honour by 2 Battalion Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment troops upon his arrival at the HQ premises in Kundasale.
Afterwards the new GOC left his signature in a formal document amid religious blessings. He also planted a sapling at the Headquarters premises and addressed the troops before he joined for an all rank tea.
Brigade Commanders of under command Brigades, Commanding Officers of the Battalions, Staff Officers of the Division and Other Ranks attended the event.