12th June 2023 19:11:23 Hours
The recently-promoted Major General S.A Pathirana RSP, Commander, Forward Maintenance Area -North on Monday (12 June) called on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage RWP RSP ndu at the Commander’s office at the Army HQ and received his symbols of authority amid greetings of the Army Chief.
At the Commander’s office, Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Army awarded the General’s symbolic sword to the new two-star General to signify his new authority before the Commander of the Army had a cordial interaction with him.
The Army Chief, during the meet, appreciated the newly-promoted Senior Officer for his committed and dedicated service towards the Nation so far and highlighted the importance of maintaining the same while carrying out the weighty duties and responsibilities vested with this promotion. In return, Major General S.A Pathirana RSP thanked the Commander for the invitation for this brief audience.
Major General S.A Pathirana RSP posed for several photos with the Army Chief as symbols of memories before his departure.