Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Gajaba UN peace keeping battalion is ready to embark

9th Battalion of UN calm keeping contingent for Haiti, is prepared to embark for UN calm keeping operations on 16th December 2008. The taught battalion obtainable the guard of honour to Major General Jagath Jayasuriya USP psc, Security Force Commander of Wanni on 3rd December 2008 at Sri Lanka light infantry march four-sided figure, Panagoda.
The dependent commander Colonel J.M.U.DammikaJayasingha commanded the march and obtainable the salute to the chief guest Major General Jagath Jayasuriya USP psc.The dependent consisted of 51 officers and 697 soldiers. The second-in-command power of the dependent was Lieutenant Colonel Senerath Neunhella.
The dependent will reason in Haiti for six months of a era and return to the country. This is the second dependent of the Gajaba Regiment that will dish up in UN peace keeping operations for Haiti. The first dependent was commanded by Brigadier Nissanka Ranawana and its second-in-command was Colnel Mahinda Weerasuriya.
The dependent will take out the peace keeping operations in Minusta area in Haiti incordination with international armies like, Brazil, Arjentina, Uruguay. This is an significant chance for Sri Lankan army to get an international contact in global calm keeping operations. UN peace custody commands careful Sri Lankan forces as one of the best calm enforcers and professional transport weapons force in the world.

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