27th January 2019 20:15:40 Hours
Commander Security Force (East) Major General KPA Jayasekera WWV RSP USP ndc psc attended a ceremony organized by the Batticaloa Civil Society as the Guest of Honour to welcome Prof. F. C. Ragel, the newly appointed Vice Chancellor of the Eastern Univerity Batticaloa on 26 January 2019. The event was held at the Cooperative Society Building, Batticaloa hosted by Mr. Mamangarajah, the Chairman of Civil Society Batticaloa. The Chief Incumbent of Sri Subhadraramaya Kalmunai - Ven. Rammuthugala Sangharathana Thero, Kurukkal Sirimath Sri Niwas, Maulavi Nalimulai of Jummah Mosque Batticaloa and the Bishop of Batticaloa Rt Rev. Dr. Joseph Ponniah attended the welcoming ceremony.
Addressing the gathering, the Commander extended the warmest welcome to the newly appointed Vice Chancellor and wished him good luck and successes for his future. The Commander highlighted that inviting him for these kinds of events would consolidate the mutual trust between the civil society and the Army. Further, he added that civil-military relationship plays an important role in reconciliation process in the Eastern Province.