07th November 2021 17:01:58 Hours


The Commander 1 Corps, Major General Harendra Ranasinghe RWP RSP ndc made his maiden visit to 53 Infantry Division (Reserve Strike Force) after the establishment of 1 Corps the highest tactical formation of the Sri Lanka Army.

The 53 Infantry Division Headquarters adorned ceremonial garbs Sunday 31 October 2021 to welcome visiting Commander 1 Corps and granted a drive pass at the main entrance. Major General Sanjeewa Fernando RWP RSP ndu the General Officer Commanding of 53 Infantry Division (Reserve Strike Force) welcomed the Commander to 53 Infantry Division and upon introducing Brigade Commanders, Divisional Staff, Commanding Officers and other staff Sandal Wood sapling was planted at office complex premises to mark the visit of Commander 1 Corps.

After comprehensive briefing conducted by Divisional staff, Brigade Commanders on present deployment and operational readiness of the Divisional troops , Commander 1 Corps addressed the troops of the Division at Corporal Club premises while adhering to Covid 19 health guidelines. Finally, after signing the visitors book, Commander 1 Corps terminated the official visit by wishing 53 Infantry Division (Reserve Strike Force) and under command troops for all the success in future endeavours.