Corps of Sri Lanka Engineers

Motherland Honour & Service

23rd January 2018 15:41:42 Hours


Prize awarding ceremony of Corps of Sri Lanka Engineers Inter Regimental Drill Competition took place at Regimental Headquarters parade ground Friday (27) evening where Chief Field Engineer Major General Lasantha Wickramasuriya graced the event as Chief Guest.\r\nAt the commencement of the day\'s proceedings, display of Drills that testified to the discipline of Sapper soldiers have received amidst loud cheering of the spectators. The climax of the day\'s events was the presentation of trophies to the best platoon commanders, in respective Drill platoons. Chief Field Engineer Major General Lasantha Wickramasuriya, the Chief Guest on the occasion afterwards gave away medals in appreciation of their contribution to the whole event and congratulated each and every one of them.\r\n\r\nThe competition was more competitive due to the commitment and dedication of Commanding Officer to gain the glamour of participating more number of soldiers to represent drill squad of Corps of Engineers in the Army drill competition 2015 since Sappers were the Champions of 2014 Army Drill competition.\r\n\r\nIn the Inter Regiment Drill Competition, the 10 Field Engineer Regiment emerged the winner and 14 Field Engineer Regiment and 8 Field Engineer Regiment platoons were adjudged first and second runners-up.\r\n\r\nLieutenant HAJ Ranaweera SLE of 10 Field Engineer Regiment was adjudged the Best Platoon Commander in the competition.\r\n\r\nAt the end of the ceremony Major General Lasantha Wickramasuriya addressed the participants after all the awards were given away to the Best Platoon Commander.\r\n