10th February 2023 19:04:13 Hours
3rd Volunteer Regiment Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture and Livestock Celebrated 2nd Anniversary corps day on 10th February 2023. In parallel to the corps day celebrations series of events has been scheduled under the supervision of the Commanding Officer Lt Col BMTA Baddewela RSP psc IG SLA. Keeping Religious blessings at the top most prominence “ Kiri Ahara pujawa” was conducted on 09th February morning at the Somawathiya Raja Maha Viharaya temple premises and at the same day evening Bodhipuja Pinkama” has been conducted at Somawathiya Raja Maha Viharaya with the participation of All ranks to invoke the blessings from Triple Gem.
On the Corps day (10th) according to the Military traditions and customs the 2nd in Command Maj DSC Wijesinghe SLACAL welcomed the Commanding Officer Lt Col BMTA Baddewela RSP psc IG SLA and invited to review the guard turnout at the main entrance.
Afterwards, the Commanding Officer has planted a tree sapling to mark the day memorable and then sat for a group photograph with Officers and ORs.
The Commanding Officer extended his gratitude during the address of troops remembering great dedication and enthusiastic commitments taken throughout to uplift the standard of the corps keeping Corps of Agriculture flag flying high at the all-time.
The Commanding Officer joined for All ranks lunch where he shared his thoughts with Officers and Other Ranks. Finally Commanding Officer gave his well wishes for everyone to touch the zenith of success with their Consistency and Dexterity.
After the all ranks lunch prize giving ceremony of the Cricket tournament was commenced with the the participation of the Commanding Officer and as the Corps day finale event all ranks musical event was conducted by the 3(V) SLACAL.