02nd February 2018 10:08:31 Hours
The Security Force Headquarters – Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) on Saturday (20) extended a red carpet welcome to the visiting Nepal’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Rajendra Chhetri when he paid a formal visit to the SFHQ-MLT as part of his itinerary in Sri Lanka.
In conformity with military formalities, a Guard Turnout plus a salutary Guard of Honour presented by the troops of 24 Sri Lanka Sinhe Regiment (SLSR) greeted the day’s Chief Guest soon after General Rajendra Chhetri, Nepal’s COAS arrived at the SFHQ-MLT main entrance.
After a warm welcome extended by Major General Dushyantha Rajaguru, Commander, SF-MLT, the visiting COAS received a briefing on the roles and tasks of the SFHQ-MLT and a comprehensive account of ongoing development, reconciliation and reconstruction projects, being pursued by the troops in the area.
Giving eternal memory and significance to the visiting Army Chief’s arrival at the SFHQ-MLT, all Officers a few minutes later posed for a group photo with the visiting Army Chief before he was invited to pen a few words at the Visitors' Book.
An exchange of symbolic mementoes brought the cordial meeting to an end.