16th September 2022 07:01:36 Hours
Marking yet another milestone in the Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment history, a newly refurbished and improved Colour Vehicle was officially commissioned and handed over to the Colour Officer by Director General General Staff Sri Lanka Army Headquarters and Colonel of the Regiment of Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment, Major General Nishantha Manage, during a brief but colourful ceremony at Regimental premises on 10 September 2022.
Although being one of the young regiments in the Army, Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment is a proud regiment to be awarded with both Presidents’ Colours and Regimental Colours for loyal and distinguished services rendered to the nation with the highest level of discipline. Further to add more glory, Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment has in its possession a new refurbished and modified Colour Vehicle to bear the Presidents’ and Regimental Colours.
Director General General Staff Sri Lanka Army Headquarters and Colonel of the Regiment of Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment, Major General Nishantha Manage was the Chief Guest of this historic occasion and the Centre Commandant and several senior officers of VIR regimental centre also participated for this event. This notable event was organized by adhering all the health guidelines stipulated by the government to prevent COVID - 19 outbreak.