To be an effective instrument to the Government Endeavour to cultivate national harmony in Jaffna Peninsula through uplifting the physical quality of life and spiritual value of the people.
07th October 2021 13:45:35 Hours
The 2nd recruit training course at Battalion Training School Vidaththalpalai, Jaffna of 52 Infantry Division under Security Forces Headquarters Jaffna commenced during a simple ceremony on 07 October 2021.
This recruit training conducted under the guidance of Commander Security Forces (Jaffna) Major General Jagath Kodithuwakku RWP RSP ndu in line with the 'Army Way Forward Strategy 2020 - 2025’.
General Officer Commanding 52 Infantry Division, Brigadier Chandana Wickramasighe RWP RSP ndu psc, graced the event as the Chief Guest at the Inaugural Ceremony and delivered opening remarks and emphasized the salient aspects of basic military training such as the transformation process from civil life to military life, responsibilities of trainees during their training period and importance of maintaining discipline, behavior, commitment and dedication to follow military training.
This batch comprising of 233 youths from Sinhala, Muslim and Tamil communities have been recruited from all part of the country. The course would continue till 07 February 2022 under the close supervision of General Officer Commanding 52 Infantry Division.
The Brigade Commanders of 521,522 and 523 Infantry Brigades, Staff Officers of Security Forces (Jaffna), Chief Instructor of Battalion Training School, Commanding Officers of under command battalions and Instructors of Battalion Training School were also present.