Sri Lanka Army medical contingent in South Sudan awarded Medals
Sat, Oct 2, 2021, 08:00 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.
Oct 02, Colombo: The contingent of Sri Lanka Army medical Corps (SRIMED) serving with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in Bor, South Sudan were awarded medals in a brief event organized at South Sudan-based hospital premises recently.
The occasion was graced by UNMISS Deputy Force Commander, Maj. Gen. Main Ullah Chowdhury as the Chief Guest and staff members at the Force Headquarters (HQ) in the Sector East HQ, SLA sources stated, Sri Lanka Army said.
The Contingent Commander of the SRIMED Level 2 hospital Colonel DRSA Jayamanna received the Deputy Force Commander.
The occasion was also colored by a drill display and a cultural show which were performed by SRIMED level 2 hospital members, the Army also said.
The Head of Field Office Isidore Boutchue, Deputy Sector Commander Col. Happy Ruvusha and Field Administrative Office Representative Efram Araya also joined the occasion.
The SRIMED contingent in South Sudan consisting of 66 troops at present after completion of its tenure is set to return home, the Sri Lanka Army confirmed.