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Army commemorates 61st Anniversary

Oct 9, 2010 11:17:46 AM - itnnews.lk

Army Commander Lt. Gen. Jagath Jayasuriya has emphasized that the onus of the Army is to safeguard discipline on behalf of the motherland.

The Army Chief was addressing a ceremony organized at the Army Headquarters to mark the 61st Anniversary of the Army. He announced that the Army will be handled to inject strength to the development war the government has launched, as they did in achieving victory for the motherland through the humanitarian operations launched to rout the terrorists. The handing over of more than 17 million rupees raised under the Seva Vanitha Programme on behalf of the disabled soldiers took place on this occasion. President of the Sea Vanitha Unit of the Army Manjulika Jayasuriya and Senior Army officials were present on the occasion.