Sunday, June 22, 2008

Commander sits with his Wanni commanders

With view to boosting morale of the Army troops who continue to move forward smashing LTTE strongholds in the Wanni front and to addressing the Senior Ground Commanders leading those troops from the field, Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Sarath Fonseka flew to Vavuniya Saturday (21) morning.

On being received by the Commander Security Forces Headquarters Wanni (SFHQ-W) Major General Jagath Jayasuriya, Army Commander met the Commanders of Divisions, Brigades and Units who were present at the SFHQ auditorium.

After reviewing the security situation in respective areas, Lt. Gen. Sarath Fonseka gave instructions on future security measures in respective areas, specially strengthening positions in liberated areas in Vavuniya, Mannar and Welioya.

Attention on welfare of Internally Displaced Civilians arriving in cleared areas from un-cleared areas was also drawn during discussion.

A few Senior Officers of the Army Headquarters took part in the visit.

Courtesy - SL Army

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