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229 SF officers and soldiers pass out at Maduruoya

Nine officers and 220Nine officers and 220 other rankers who successfully completed the Special Forces (SF) Basic Training Course at Maduraoya Special Forces Training School (SFTS) passed out on Saturday (19) during a glittering ceremony, headed by Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi, Defence Secretary at the invitation of the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva.

Eng. Hettiarachchi attending the Passing out Parade (PoP) of the 47th batch of the SF Regiment as the Chief Guest was received on arrival by the Commander of the Army.

Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi, Commander, Security Forces-East, Major General Nirmal Dharmarathne, General Officer Commanding, 55 Division together with senior officers and a large gathering of relatives of the graduates, civilians and invitees were present.

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