Troops of Ranaviru Apparel (RVAPL) together with differently able troops serving at Yakkala and Alawwa Factory celebrated the 20th anniversary with series of events, giving priority to religious activities, at the camp premises in Yakkala, 5 under the guidance of Brigadier Senaka Dassanayake , Commandant – RVAPL during 14 and 15 of December.
In the meantime commencing the anniversary programme, on 14 Dec as the firsts component of the programme, an all- night Pririth Chanting followed by a alms giving ceremony was organized at the factory premises to bless all members including differently able troops serving the RVAPL and the Army as well as to transfer merits to fallen War Heroes.
Meanwhile, on 15 Dec, the Commandant was warmly welcomed by, all officers and other ranks of the RVAPL on arrival at the camp premise. On the same occasion, a Guard Turnout presented by the troops of Sri Lanka Infantry Regiment saluted Brigadier Senaka Dassanayake, Commandant – RVAPL, in accordance with military traditions.
Afterwards, a planting of a tree sapling at the camp premised and a troop address followed by all rank lunch culminated the day's programme.
All officers, Other Ranks and members of the civil staff participated in the anniversary formalities.
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