"Prosperity to Motherland"


05th November 2022 12:44:28 Hours

SLACAL Commanding Officers Conference Held at AHQ

Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture and Livestock is making a great contribution to finding solutions to overcome the current economic crisis in the country. In such a background, with the aim of solving the administrative matters of the Agriculture Battalions and its undercommand army farms spread across the island the 3rd Commanding Officers' Conference was held at Financial Management Branch office conference hall Army Headquarters on 04th November 2022.

It was presided by Director General Financial Management (DGFM) of the Army and Colonel Commandant of the Regiment Major General WBSM Abeysekera RSP USP .Director Agriculture & Livestock Brigadier AK Rajapaksa RSP, Centre Commandant Brigadier Bandula Bandara RSP, School Commandant ,Commanding Officers and Staff Officers of the Regimental Centre were among the participants.

After analysis the current progress of the matters presented in the last COs conference, the Colonel Commandant started this discussion by explaining how this regiment should establish a strong administrative system to get the maximum productivity from the Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture and discussions mainly focused on matters pertaining to development and administrative aspects of the Sri Lanka Army Corps of Agriculture and Livestock,Other administrative and logistic matters pertaining to Regiment were discussed during the conference.

During the discussion, Colonel Commandant spoke on the key areas of new mechanism that aims at inspiring more officers to take part in careeer courses to be professional in their field of Agriculture and Livestock.Arrangements were also initiated by appointing responsible Senior Officers to facilitate the officers preparing for the promotion examinations and proclaimed to ensure that every officer should pass the examination at his first attempt.

Further, participation of other ranks in all career courses counducted by School of Agriculture should be made mandatory for the carrier progression and the groundwork agriculture field for the same was also discussed.

Finally,Colonel Commandant ended the discussion by pointing out that the dedication and courage of the Officers and other ranks of the Corps of Agriculture and Livestock is essential for the development of this Corps.