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09th May 2016 18:12:36 Hours

SF (C) Commander Visits 17 ESR Hqrs

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.