23rd October 2020 13:11:09 Hours
Brigadier Manoj Lamahewa assumed office as the 17th General Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 59 Division in Mullaittivu on Thursday (22).
The newly-appointed GOC was greeted to a Guard Turnout on arrival at the camp premises as a formality. After placing his signature for an official document, he addressed the troops and sought everyone's assistance to conduct his duties.
Afterwards, the new GOC planted a sapling in the premises to mark the occasion.
Staff Officers in the Division HQ, Brigade Commanders of 591, 592 & 593 Brigades, Senior Officers, Commanding Officers and Other Ranks were present during the occasion.