03rd September 2020 16:30:17 Hours
A new pavilion was declared open today at the Rock House Camp dedicated to late Lieutenant General D L Kobbekaduwa RWP RSP VSV USP rcds psc, the most distinguished military Officer in Sri Lanka Armoured Corps who led many battles and was famously known as the "People’s General" attributed to his unique character.
This effort was made in honour of his noble service to nation, Sri Lanka Army and to the Corps, thus, his gracious character and the legacy will be remembered for generations to come.
On the invitation of Major General A L P S Tillekerathna RWP RSP USP psc Colonel Commandant of Sri Lanka Armoured Corps and General Officer Commanding 12 Division Mrs Lali Kobbekaduwa, beloved wife of late Lieutenant General Denzil Kobbekaduwa graced the ceremonial opening of the "LIEUTENANT GENERAL DENZIL KOBBEKADUWA PAVILION" as the Chief Guest along with her beloved children.
Former Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army General J Jayasuriya RWP VSV USP ndu psc, and former Regimental Commanders / Colonel Commandants along with their ladies and serving and served Officers of the Corps were present at the event to honour of this officer and gentlemen of the finest order.