Gajaba Regiment

Unity is Strength

17th February 2024 15:46:23 Hours


The Centre Commandant Brigadier Aruna Wijekoon USP ndc made an official visit to 5(V) GR Battalion on 8 of Feb. Accordingly, on arrival to the Battalion HQ of 5(V) GR in Horrowopothane the Centre Commandant was warmly received by the Commanding Officer Major Yasitha Kuruwita and awarded a customary guard turn out and that was followed by planting a sapling, marking his visit to the Battalion.

Thereafter, Commanding Officer’s briefing was done and where, a host of issues came up for discussion, including matters pertaining to every aspects of duties, administrational and welfare matters.

Later, he inspected the camp premises and instructed to Commanding Officer to uplifted the infrastructure facilities and living standard of the soldiers. Further, he gave valuable ideas and advice to improve the camp security and standard of the camp premises.

Thereafter, during his troops address he emphasized the requirement of maintaining high standard of discipline by all the members and highlighted the issues related to drug addiction by military personnel as well as use of social media by some members of the Army disgracing the image of the Army and its reflection on military.

The visit was culminated with the cordial interaction with all the Officers of the battalion at the Officers’ Mess.

The Volunteer Coord of the Gajaba Regiment, Colonel Benat Fonseka RWP RSP, Regimental Adjutant and Regimental Sergeant Major accompanied the visit.