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SLAC New Colonel Commandant

Major General Prathap Tillekerathne assumed office as the Colonel Commandant of Sri Lanka Armoured Corps (SLAC) on Monday (1 June 2020) at the SLAC Regimental Headquarters in Colombo 15. Major General Prathap Tillekerathne is currently serving as General Officer Commanding, 12 Division.

The new Colonel Commandant was received by Brigadier M.S Devapriya, Centre Commandant, together with Lieutenant Colonel S.J Samarasinghe, Commanding Officer, 1 SLAC at the main entrance. A guard turnout in accordance with military formalities saluted him at the Head Quarters. Afterwards, Major General P. Tillekerathne participated in a brief religious ceremony in the presence of SLAC Council Members and Commanding Officers.

Setting out his scope of work, the new Colonel Commandant addressed Officers and Other Ranks. He also planted a sandalwood sapling in the premises before joining an all ranks for tea. The new Colonel Commandant addressed Officers and outlined the importance of cohesion among officers for the betterment of the Corps while maintaining high standards among them.

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