25th October 2021 17:33:09 Hours
Major General HP Ranasinghe RWP RSP ndc the newly-appointed Commander of 1 Corps - Kilinochchi commenced his duties as 1st Commander of 1 Corps by placing his signature on an official document on 18 October 2021 at his office.
As per the military formalities, a colourful parade was presented to the newly-appointed Commander of 1 Corps by the troops of all under command formations and, he made a customary address to the troops. During the speech, he stated the importance of performing the assigned duties with dedication and commitment and promotion of their professional skills through constant training as soldiers of this proud organization. Later, Commander 1 Corps planted a sapling inside the Headquarters premises and followed by all ranks tea to mark the event.
General Officers Commanding 53 and 58 Infantry Divisions representing Reserve Strike Force and Commando, Special Forces Brigades representing Special Operations Forces, Commander Forward Maintenance Area - Kilinochchi, Brigade Commanders, Commanding Officers, Senior Officers, Officers and Other Ranks attended the event.