Exercise 'Mithra Shakthi' concludes
[April 11 2019]
'Mitra Shakthi', the Joint Training Exercise between
the Sri Lankan and Indian Armies concluded in Diyatalawa on Monday (08
April). According to Army media, the closing ceremony of the Exercise
was held at the 1 Gemunu Watch in the hill country garrison town.
The Indian contingent was made up of 11 officers and
109 other ranks while the local contingent had ten officers and 110
other rank personnel.
The two-week long 'Mitra Shakthi' conducted for the
7th consecutive time this year commenced at the 1 Gemunu Watch (GW) camp
in Diyatalawa, last month (26 March). The Exercise provides a platform
for the participants to share their operational experience and expertise
while also broadening inter-operable skills and promote co-operation
between the two armies.
Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh
Senanayake also made a visit to Diyatalawa to witness the proceedings of
the Exercise on 30th March.
The certificate awarding ceremony was graced by the
Director Infantry of the Sri Lanka Army Brigadier S.A.D.A.D Gunawardene.
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