Security Force Headquarters

04th March 2019 10:22:30 Hours

64 Division New GOC Assumes Office

Brigadier W.D.C.K Costa, the new General Officer Commanding (GOC), 64 Division in Oddusuddan assumed duties as 12th GOC amid religious observances on Thursday (28).

A formal Guard Turnout and a Guard of Honour, presented by troops of the 64 Division greeted him in accordance with military traditions on arrival at the premises. Afterwards, he left his signature in a formal document to signify the acceptance of his new office.

To give symbolic value to the occasion, the new GOC after a while planted a sapling in the premises before he addressed the troops as a formality. An All Rank tea table ended the day’s itinerary. He succeeded Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera who has now been appointed the Director, Directorate of Personnel Administration.