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* Sri Lanka Army to promote professional knowledge among ranks in new year
Thu, Jan 2, 2014, 01:04 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 01, Colombo: Sri Lanka Army in the new year will continue the restructuring process it started following the end of the war four years ago to produce a disciplined force with improved professional knowledge.

The Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake said the restructuring process is now underway in the organization after culmination of the humanitarian operations to promote professional knowledge with technological innovations among all ranks.

Delivering the traditional New Year message to the troops at the Army Headquarters in Colombo on Wednesday, the Army Commander said the infrastructure facilities at island-wide Army training institutes will be improved to create a professional army.

The commander noted that the Army has taken several measures launching a number of welfare projects for the best interests of all ranks in the past four years since the end of the war.

Paying tribute to the contribution of all ranks to the development of the country, Lieutenant General Ratnayake stressed the importance of maintaining the highest levels of discipline among all ranks and safeguarding the reputation of the Army at all times.

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