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 / TASKSEngineers 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:
|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|