18th February 2019 15:24:32 Hours
An awareness programme on motor sports got underway among Army personnel at the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) on Saturday (16). Brigadier General Staff (BGS) SF-MLT, Senior officers, Officers and those interested motor sports lovers bunched up for the programme.
Sri Lanka Army Motor Sports Committee, instrumental in organizing the Inter Regiment Motor Sports and Defence Services Motor Sports events in the year 2017 & 2018 with hundreds of Army riders and motorists. Sri Lanka Army motorists emerged as champions in the previous year's Defence Services Motor Racing event. Plans are now afoot to select new entrants at Headquarters, Divisions, Brigades and Battalions levels in the scheduled Inter Regiment Motor Racing Competition, to be held on 01 March 2019. This promotion workshop was held at the SFHQ-MLT with the blessings of the Commander SF-MLT under the supervision of Brigadier General Staff Brigadier Keerthi Costa.