President speaks of more of SL military personnel for International Peace-Keeping Force

President speaks of more of SL military personnel for International Peace-Keeping Force

President speaks of more of SL military personnel for International Peace-Keeping Force

Written by Staff Writer

27 Jun, 2015 | 9:28 pm

President Maithripala Sirisena, on Saturday June 27, announced that discussions are being carried out with the UN to increase the number of Sri Lankan military personnel serving in the International Peace-Keeping Force.

He made this statement at the passing out ceremony of 63 cadet officers who completed training at the Sri Lanka Military Academy in Diyatalawa.

The President, who paid tribute to the fallen war heroes, later handed over the swords to the cadet officers. The Randenigala team was selected as the best team in all aspects.

Secretary of Defence B.M.U.D Basnayake and Army Commander Lieutenant General Krishantha de Silva were also present at the occasion.

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