04th January 2022 10:22:07 Hours
The 8th Contingent of Sri Lanka Army Medical Corps troops for United Nation's Level 2 Hospital South Sudan departed from Bandaranayake International Airport Colombo On Wednesday 28th December 2021.
The Chief of Defence Staff & Commander of the Army General L H S C SILVA WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc Mphil met the first group of 8th contingent consists 11 Officers and 22 other ranks and wished them best of luck at a brief ceremony held at the Airport.
33 personnel including Officers and Other ranks of 7th contingent who completed their tenure for one year in the South Sudan Bor-based SRIMED Hospital returned home on the same day.
The rest of the contingent is due to depart for South Sudan on 31st January 2022.