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Joint military exercises conclude

Nov 29, 2010 6:47:14 AM - itnnews.lk

The largest first ever historical Joint Military Exercise comes to an end today.

The Joint Military Exercise commenced on the 20th of this month. 2500 soldiers representing the three Armed Forces participated in the event along with several Brigades representing Special Force and Commando Regiment. The purpose of the exercise was to successfully launch attacks on enemy points if a need arises.

Presentation of certificates took place at the end of the Exercise. Expressing views on the occasion Military Spokesman Major General Ubhaya Medawala said the exercises lasted nine days. These were very successful. It was possible to achieve the objectives of the exercises.

It was possible to draw attention to the productiveness of the tri forces. He said the exercise was due to be completed today. The Military Spokesman said all arrangements have been finalized to award certificates to all participants tomorrow.