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FAREWELL DINNER OF TIME-HONOURED FASHION TO MAJOR GENERAL H C P GOONETILLEKE

The Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force organized a formal farewell dinner at Officers’ Mess at Regimental Headquarters of Sri Lanka Engineers on 17 November 2016 and to Major General H C P Goonetilleke outgoing Commandant and his Lady culminating the formalities connected to the relinquishment of the Office as Commandant.

The event was coloured by the presence of Major General M H S B Perera, the Commandant of the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force  and senior Officers of the Volunteer Force and their ladies.

Major General Boniface Perera with a gesture of profound appreciation recollected the distinguished service rendered by the former Commandant to elevate the Volunteer Force followed by the presentation of the General’s Sword to the outgoing Commandant, Major General Channa Goonetilleke in keeping with the traditions.

In the concluding remarks, the Chief Guest unfolded his profound sense of feelings over the spell in the Office of the Commandant and placed his signature on the Visitor’s Book leaving an indelible chapter as Commandant of the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force.

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