23rd August 2021 14:08:50 Hours
Major General PAJ Peiris ndu, the Chief Signal Officer of Sri Lanka Army and the Colonel Commandant of Sri Lanka Signal Corps paid his first official visit to 2nd Regiment Sri Lanka Signal Corps on 20 August 2021 after assuming duties as the Chief Signal Officer of Sri Lanka Army and Colonel Commandant of Sri Lanka Signal Corps.
The Chief Guest was warmly welcomed by the Commanding Officer - 2 (V) SLSC, Lieutenant Colonel BP Udage USP SLSC, and accorded with a ceremonial guard turnout by the troops of 2(V) SLSC.
Thereafter, Colonel Commandant was invited for the Group Photograph and planted a Mango sapling in front of the Regimental Headquarters premises to mark his visit.
Subsequently, Chief Guest addressed the troops and he outlined his vision on the future development of Signallers as multi tasked Signallers. Then the Colonel Commandant joined for an All Ranks tea, where he shared his thoughts with Officers and Other Ranks and then the Commanding Officer accompanied him to open the newly constructed Information & Communications Technology Training Lab.
Afterwards, Commanding Officer delivered a comprehensive briefing about the role and tasks of 2(V) SLSC in SFHQ (E), the prevailing situation of the SFHQ (E) on Communication status, Administrative and Logistic matters in the unit, ongoing projects and future requirements of the unit.
Major General PAJ Peiris ndu also visited the camp and appreciated the effort taken by the Commanding Officer and All Ranks to develop the standard of the camp within 12 months of redeployment at Dalukana. Colonel Commandant also left couple of thoughts and compliments in the Visitors’ Book at the Officers’ Mess before the departure.