Deputy Commandant of Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force Major General L F Kasthuriarachchi following his recent rank promotion was accorded with formal military honours at HQSLAVF at Kosgama on 12 March 2018.
Upon a warm reception to the Chief Guest of the day by Brigadier H P J Mayadunne Inspector of Training, the proceedings of the day began with the Guard Turnout. After reviewing the Guard Turnout, the Chief Guest was ushered to the saluting dais by Brigadier T P P Silva Brigadier Administration. The Guard of Honour was accorded in his honour by the troops of Sri Lanka Artillery Regiment at the parade ground of the Headquarters of the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force where Major General L F Kasthuriarachchi took the Salute of the organization.
Afterwards, the Senior Officer planted a tree sapling to mark the occasion followed by the address of the troops and a tea attended by Major General A P de Z Wickramarathne RWP ndu psc Commandant of the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force, Brigadier K W R De Abrew Principal Staff Officer, Senior Officers of the Volunteer Force, Officers and Other Ranks of the HQSLAVF.
The Deputy Commandant during his address extended his gratitude to all ranks for the honours accorded to him.