21st December 2017 09:50:26 Hours
Major General N Udawatta WWV RSP VSV USP ndc psc took up the reins of Colonel Commandant of the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps amid religious blessings and cheerful gathering at the Regimental Centre today (18 Aug 2016).Newly appointed Colonel Commandant was warmly welcomed by the Lt Col R R M P N B Bambaradeniya RWP RSP USP psc, Commanding Officer 1st Reconnaissance Regiment and then honoured with the Guard Turnout presented by the troops of 1st Reconnaissance Regiment. Soon, charming and elegant parade was displayed at the Mahapola Ground. Afterwards, Maj Gen Udawatta officially assumed the duties of Colonel Commandant in the midst of Pirith Chanting by the Maha Sanga at the auspicious time.The Planting of tree sapling and All Ranks tea party took place at the Rock House Camp premises. The day event terminated with Officers Addressed by the Colonel Commandant Maj Gen Nandana Udawatta.