20th April 2017 14:39:59 Hours
The customary Sinhala and Tamil New Year get-together at the Army Headquarters (AHQ) in the wake of the dawn of the New Year got underway Thursday (20) morning with Lieutenant General Crisanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army gracing the occasion as the Chief Guest.
The inauguration of the day’s event began with the arrival of the Commander of the Army.
Partaking of the customary tea table, filled with typical New Year food varieties and other sweetmeats, began afterwards.
Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva during refreshments took time off to speak to All Rankers present at the event and shared a couple of views with them on matters of professional interest.
Major General Mahesh Senanayake, Chief of Staff, Major General Renaka Udawatte, Deputy Chief of Staff, Senior Officers, Officers, Civil Employees and Other Rankers were present.