Security Forces Headquarters (West)


Security Forces Headquarters

04th May 2022 20:35:02 Hours


Major General D M K D B Pussella RWP RSP assumed office as the 13th Commander of Security Forces Headquarters (West) on 04 May 2022.

The newly appointed Commander Security Forces (West) was awarded with a Guard Turnout and a Guard of Honour by the troops of Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment soon after his arrival to the premises, in accordance with military traditions.

After the formal military honours, Major General D M K D B Pussella RWP RSP auspiciously took over duties amidst religious observances and placed his signature in an official document to signify the acceptance of his new office.

Thereafter, the West Commander participated for a group photograph and subsequently planted a sapling in front of the main office complex to mark the assumption of duties. A few minutes later the staff officers of Security Forces Headquarters (West) briefed their duties and the current deployment including other relevant areas to the newly appointed Commander Security Forces (West) at Security Forces Headquarters (West) conference hall.

Setting out his scope of work and duties, Major General D M K D B Pussella RWP RSP addressed the troops and outlined the importance of working as a team to enhance the reputation of the Sri Lanka Army. Afterwards, an all Rank lunch brought the day’s arrangements to culmination.

The General Officer Commanding of 61 and 14 Infantry Divisions, Brigade Commanders of under Command Brigades, Directors and Centre Commandants of the relevant Headquarters located inside the Army cantonment Panagoda, Commanding Officers of the affiliated Battalions, Staff Officers and Other Ranks of the Security Forces Headquarters (West) participated at the ceremony.