Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment

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03rd December 2018 19:02:48 Hours

Military Honours Greet Secretary Defence at Army Headquarters By ViJayabahu Infantry Troops

The newly-appointed Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Mr Hemasiri Fernando Today(19) made a formal courtesy visit to the Army Headquarters (AHQ) and called on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake.

A ceremonial Guard Turnout upon his arrival at the Army Headquarters premises greeted him in accordance with military traditions after Lieutenant Colonel Pradeep Gamage, Commanding Officer at the AHQ Battalion received him before he received the salute.

A Guard of Honour, considered as the highest military respect that could be accorded then presented a salute to the visiting state official. Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment troops awarded the salute.

The visiting top official was afterwards invited to inspect the parade, together with the Parade Commander in the company of Major General Shavendra Silva, Adjutant General of the Sri Lanka Army in accordance with customary military traditions. A few minutes later, the Secretary Defence received the honours in the Guard of Honour, witnessed by a large group of senior Army officers.