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Farewell Ceremony to Major General PWB Jayasundara USP ndc USACGSC IG


Sri Lanka Artillery bid farewell to its outgoing 17th Colonel Commandant
Major General PWB Jayasundara USP ndc USACGSC IG on 26th April 2018 who retired after serving more than 34 years in the Regular Force of the Sri Lanka Army. Ceremony was held in its customary way at Artillery Regimental Headquarters, Panagoda.

The commencement of the ceremony marked by paying obeisance to the fallen heroes of the tribe who made supreme sacrifice to the motherland by laying a floral wreath at the Regiment Monument. All Regular and Volunteer units together with School of Artillery accorded the Regimental Parade in honour of the senior Gunner Officer followed by tea party at WOs and Sgts Mess, planting a tree sapling and all ranks lunch in customary manner.

The day's event also textured with the Farewell Dinner hosted in honour of the outgoing Colonel Commandant by all Officers at the Regimental Officers Mess with their spouses.

Major General Priyantha Jayasundara commented in his speech both at the Regimental Parade and Farewell Dinner, that extending his heartfelt gratitude for the generous assistance offered by many ways by all Officers and Other Ranks during his military career.