Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment

Nothing is beyond endurance for the one who excels

18th March 2024 20:23:09 Hours


Under the patronage of the Commander Security Force Central and Colonel of the Regiment of the Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment, Major General Rohitha Aluvihare RWP RSP ndu psc, the Officers’ Training Day for the first quarter of the year 2024 was successfully held at the Regimental Centre, the Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment on 14 March 2024 with the participation of more than 100 officers.

Following the set programme, the day's proceedings commenced with a morning physical training session at the Regimental Playground followed by drill training at the parade ground of the Regimental Centre. The day’s first lecture was conducted on the topic of "Achieving optimal personal productivity and development" by Maj CD Palihawadana psc. The second session was a lecture on the topic of "Military and police coordination for the future challenges of Sri Lanka", conducted by SSP Mahesh Kumarasinghe in Kuliyapitiya Division of Sri Lanka Police. Breaking the monotony of the day, participants got the opportunity to play their preferred sports during the evening recreational session.

In line with the Officers’ Training Day, another successful Diners Club session was held at “The Salute” Multifunctional Hall, Boyagane with the participation of officers serving in various military establishments including officers of VIR Battalions. As the guest speaker of the night, one of the renowned Class 01 Chartered Engineer from Department of Agriculture, Engineer Chinthaka Balasooriya conducted an informative and thought -provoking lecture on the topic “Agro - Defense strategies: safeguarding food security in times of conflict”. Officers took the opportunity to share their views with the audience and had an interactive session with the guest speaker.

The Centre Commandant of Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment including a few Regimental Council Members, Senior Officers and several other Officers also participated in this event.