New SLA Commander meets North-East commanders in Vavuniyaa
[TamilNet, Monday, 27 July 2009, 02:34 GMT]
The newly appointed Commander of the Sri Lanka Army (SLA), Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya, met all the Security Forces Commanders of Jaffna, Vanni, Mullaitheivu, Killinochchi, Trincomalee, Batticaloa and Ampaarai and other senior Field Commanders in the North and East, for the first time after his assumption of duties, at the Vanni Security Forces headquarters located in Vavuniyaa Saturday. During the conference special attention was drawn to the security situation in different regions in the North and East, media reports said.
The Army Commander with his SF Commanders and other senior officers explored ways to provide maximum contribution towards the Government’s development programme in the North and the East, sources said.
This was Lt. Gen. Jagath Jayasuriya's second visit to Vanni within seven days.
Lt. Gen. Jayasuriya was received by the Commander, Security Forces Headquarters (Wanni) Major General Kamal Gooneratne on his arrival.