A New Year
Festival was organized by the Troops of the 523 Brigade and held
at Point Pedro on 09th April 2017.
event was an attempt to promote relationship between the Security
Forces and the civilians and this was rich with a variety of traditional
games and other fun-making events. Brigadier D.M.T.B Dissanayaka,
Brigade Commander 523 Brigade, inaugurated the event hoisting
the National Flag.
Commanding Officers, Officers and Other Ranks of the 12 Gemunu
Watch and the Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment attended the event.
Traditional and merry-making games and collective competitions
added glamour to the event. Villagers around the camp, family
members of officers and soldiers who are serving the 523 Brigade
attended those events. The winners were given gifts.