General Mahesh Senanayaka, Commander of the Sri Lanka Army made
his maiden field visit to Headquarters Security Force, Jaffna
after assuming the office as the 22 Commander of the Sri Lanka
The visiting Commander of the Army was received at the Palaly
Airport by Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi, Commander Security
Force (Jaffna), Brigadier Indrajith Bandara, Brigadier General
Staff HQ SF (J) and Brigadier Ajith Elwatta, Brigadier Admin and
Quartering HQ SF (J).
In accordance with the military traditions troops of the 10 Field
Engineer Regiment accorded a Guard Turnout at the entrance of
the HQ SF (J) and a formal Guard of Honour to the visiting Commander.
Shortly after the military formalities, the visiting Commander
planted a 'Mango' sapling (Mangifera Indica) at the Headquarter
premises to mark his first visit to SF HQ (J). Subsequently, Commander
addressed the troops followed by All Ranks Tea at the Other Ranks’
Mess. Thereafter Commander Security Force (Jaffna) conducted a
short briefing at the main conference hall to acquaint the security
situation in the area.
Thereafter, Commander of the Army participated in the 'Felicitation
Ceremony organized for students who secured 9 'A' Passes at the
GCE O/L Examination 2016 in Jaffna Peninsula, at the Weerashingham