Sri Lanka Army

Defenders of the Nation

14th March 2023 19:00:00 Hours

Outgoing CDRD Director General’s Role Lauded

Major General K.R.P Rowel (Retd) RWP VSV USP USACGSC, the Director of Centre for Defence Research and Development (CDRD) on the eve of his departure from his office paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage on Tuesday (14) at the Army Headquarters.

The Army Chief during interactions thanked Major General K.R.P Rowel (Retd) RWP VSV USP USACGSC for rendering a commendable service to the Army at first and his extended contribution after retirement to the Defence sector by way of inventing sophisticated devices and innovations for the best interest of the country.

Both of them during the friendly meeting recalled past memories and challenges that had to be faced in the field of IT and signals during the peak of the fight against LTTE terrorism before May 2009.

The Army Chief extended warm wishes to the retired Senior Officer and presented a special memento to him as a token of goodwill and appreciation. The gesture was reciprocated.