10th March 2021 10:22:19 Hours
The Gajaba Regimental Centre hosted colourful farewell parades on 06 March 2021, to its proud sons, Major General Dammika Jayasinghe the former, Commandant of the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force and Maj Gen Jayashantha Gamage RWP RSP USP ndu, former Colonel of the Regiment Sri Lanka National Guard and Military Secretary of Sri Lanka Army, took salute for the last time at the home of Gajaba after a distinguished career spanning more than 35 years.
The shown leadership of two star Generals were exemplary and contribution in eliminating terrorism in mother land is commendable.
The days colourful program was accorded with customary Guard turn out, colourful parades and climax with a Farewell Dinner Night with the senior officers of the Keterians' family.
The colourful event was guided by the Versatile leader the Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army, Colonel of the Regiment Gajaba Regiment and Special Force, Gen Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc Mpil.
The Program was closely supervised by the Centre Commandant Brig Dinesh Udugama RWP RSP USP psc.
GOC - 21 Division Maj Gen Vikum Liyange RWP RSP ndu, Commander Security Force Headquarters (Central) Major Gen Ranjan Lamahewa RWP RSP ndu, DG Infantry - Maj Gen Thilak Hangilipola RWP RSP, GOC - 58 Div, Maj Gen Champaka Ransinghe RWP RSP, GOC - 11 Div, Maj Gen Sarada Samarakoon RWP RSP, GOC - 61 Div, Maj Gen Dammi Hewage RSP, Deputy Commandant - SLAVF, Maj Gen Christi Jayasinghe KSV KSP, and with number of Keteriyans senior officers’s, staff officers, officers and their spouses were partici pated with the remarkable day’s colourful events