09th May 2016 18:12:36 Hours
Major General A.P. De Z Wickramaratne, Commander, Security Forces – Central (SF-C) recently visited the 17 Engineer Service Regiment (ESR) Hqs in Diyatalawa on Friday (6).
Lieutenant Colonel M.N.J Perera, Commanding Officer (CO), 17 ESR warmly received the visiting Commander. Troops presented a formal Guard Turn Out and saluted the SF Commander.
The Commander planted a Na sapling to mark his first visit to the 17 ESR as a symbol of remembrance.
Afterwards, the CO briefly explained their tasks to the 17 ESR.
Subsequently, Major General A.P. De Z Wickramarathne addressed the troops and attended an all rank tea arrangement at the venue.
Finally, the visiting Commander left his signature in the Visitor’s Book to culminate his visit.