11th August 2019 11:09:18 Hours
Security Force Headquarters - East organized an Exhibition to showcase the exclusive innovative talents of the East-based soldiers on Friday (09) at the auditorium, Pulathisi National College of Education in Polonnaruwa. On a concept of Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake - the Commander of the Army and with the guidance of Major General Aruna Jayasekera - the Commander Security Forces (East), the exhibition was launched with the objective of encouraging soldiers for new innovations.
'Eastern Innovata' facilitated more than 100 innovations born out of the creative abilities of the service personnel which drew large crowds to the venue to see and admire their display of creative skills. Three of these new products were selected to be awarded with prizes and certificates by a group of eminent judges.
The exhibition was opened by Major General Wasantha Madola - Commander Forward Maintenance Area (East). Brigadier Athula Marasinghe - General Officer Commanding 24 Division, Mrs. Mathararachchi - President, Pulathisi National College of Education and several Senior Officers attended the opening ceremony.