Colombo (News 1st) Sri Lanka Army on the eve of its Army Day (10 October) and the 71st Anniversary received an additional stimulant to the distinctive flavour of cricket in the Army upon enlistment of internationally-famed professional cricketers, Thisara Perera and Dinesh Chandimal to the rank of Major during a simple ceremony, held at the Commander’s office this morning (9).
ÈfkaIa pkaÈud,a iy ;sir fmf¾rd hk l%slÜ l%Svlhska hqo yuqodfõ fïc¾ ks,h olajd Wiia lr ;sfnkjd’
Y%S ,xld hqo yuqodfõ 71 jk ixj;airhg iu.dój fuu Wiiaùï ,nd§ we;s njhs tu yuqodj m%ldY lf<a’
wo ^09& WoEik hqoyuqodm;s” Yfõkao% is,ajdf.a iqr;ska wod< l%Svlhska fj; ks, ,dxPk m<|jkq ,enqjd’
bka wk;=rej Tjqka fom<g yuqodm;sjrhd ish iqn me;=ï tlalsÍughs lghq;= lr ;snqfKa’
fïc¾ ;sir fmf¾rd .cnd frðfïka;=j ksfhdackh lrk w;r ÈfkaIa pkaÈud,a ksfhdackh lrkafka” Y%S ,xld hqfOdamlrK n,ldhhs’
fuu wjia:dj i|yd Y%S ,xld hqoaO yuqod iafõÉPd n,fiakdfõ fiakdúOdhl fïc¾ fckr,a rejka jks.iQßh iy hqfOdamlrK udiag¾ fckr,a fïc¾ fckr,a pkaok udrisxy ^Y%S ,xld hqoaO yuqod hqfOdamlrK n,ldh& iyNd.S jQ njhs hqo yuqod udOH tallh jeäÿrg;a lshd isáfha’
Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army who is also the Head of the National Operation Centre for Prevention COVID-19 Outbreak, pinned rank insignia on both of them who joined the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF).