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Corps of Sri Lanka Engineers

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UN DEPLOYMENT

Corps of Sri Lanka Engineers has been a major and regular contributor for UN Peace Keeping Missions ever since the Sri Lanka Army commenced deployment of troops for UN Missions. The United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) was established on 1 June 2004 and the Sri Lanka Army was invited to contribute fully organized Battalion size contingent in UN peace Keeping Operations Mission and Sappers became an integral part of it. Subsequently, the Corps deployed its troops in Lebanon for peace keeping duties and development project work in Chad. In addition, Officers of the Corps have served as Staff Officers and Military Observers in many missions bearing the responsibilities of a 'Blue Helmet'. The efforts of Lankan peacekeepers have been commended by the United Nations for their professionalism and commitment on many occasions, the Corps is proud to be a part of it.

PARTICIPATION / TASKS

Engineers troops had been assigned to carry out following tasks:

Construction and maintenance of Camp Sites.
Water and Electricity supply.
Aid civil population with earth moving equipment tasks.

SAPPERS' EOD SPECIALISTS READY TO DEPLOY IN MALI

Over the past sixty years, United Nations peacekeeping has evolved into one of the main tools used by the international community to manage conflict crises that pose a threat to international peace and Security. Sri Lanka Army has already taken part in the maintenance of international peace and Security.

Sri Lanka Army received an another opportunity to participate for UN peace keeping operation by contributing troops to United Nations mission in Mali. Corps of Engineers has contributed 02 Officers and 29 Other Ranks for the new contingent in Mali.

Names of the Contingent are as fols:

S/N NO OFFICER/NCO RANK NAME REGIMENT UNIT
1 O/65564 MAJ M A K R K ABEYWICKRAMASINGHE RWP RSP psc SLE RHQ SLE 5 SLE
2 O/69938 CAPT R A D M D SENEVIRATNE SLE  RHQ SLE 12 SLE
 
1 S/240689 S/SGT VIJITHA KUMARA WM RHQ SLE 7 SLE
2 S/241363 SGT EKANAYAKA TGNP RHQ SLE 11 SLE
3 S/241260 SGT BANDARA WRGC RHQ SLE 6 SLE
4 S/241261 SGT EKANAYAKA MASK RHQ SLE 6 SLE
5 S/241563 SGT EDIRISINGHE LEANS RHQ SLE 5 SLE
6 S/241568 SGT DHARMASHANTHA WGI RHQ SLE 5 SLE
7 S/240892 SGT WIJEBANDARA NGSN RHQ SLE 1 SLE
8 S/243908 CPL DAYANANDA TGTC RHQ SLE 11 SLE
9 S/242503 CPL SISIRA KUMARA HMJ RHQ SLE 9 SLE
10 S/242610 CPL HAPUGASTHENNA HGRS RHQ SLE 8 SLE
11 S/245344 CPL CHATHURANGA MK RHQ SLE 8 SLE
12 S/241992 CPL WIJESEKARA DGRH RSP RHQ SLE 1 SLE
13 S/245325 CPL SANJAYA PV RSP RHQ SLE 14 SLE
14 S/246164 CPL ATHTHANAYAKA HADS RSP RHQ SLE 1 SLE
15 S/242611 CPL EKANAYAKA EMPGST RHQ SLE 12 SLE
16 S/242612 CPL KRISHANTHA  WD RHQ SLE 7 SLE
17 S/242360 CPL SANJEEWA  RMA RHQ SLE 16 SLE 
18 S/242551 CPL SUMITH M RHQ SLE 9 SLE
19 S/243057 L/CPL WIJEWARDHANA MMDG RHQ SLE 14 SLE
20 S/243157 L/CPL JAYASINGHE JMRP RHQ SLE 14 SLE
21 S/247615 L/CPL SENAVIRATHNE ESMRK RHQ SLE 14 SLE
22 S/242513 L/CPL  KARUNATHILAKA RA RHQ SLE 9 SLE
23 S/244724 L/CPL THILAKARATHNA KSL RHQ SLE 12 SLE
24 S/243780 L/CPL ASANKA SILVA KJ RHQ SLE 12 SLE
25 S/243700 L/CPL SAMPATH GD RHQ SLE 12 SLE
26 S/243790 L/CPL JANAKA WP RHQ SLE 12 SLE
27 S/243712 L/CPL SATHYAJITH DKB RHQ SLE 14 SLE
28 S/244685 SPR SENEVIRATHNE SMD  RSP RHQ SLE 9 SLE
29 S/246363 SPR ABEWICKRAMA MN RHQ SLE 6 SLE