First Woman in SLAF Contingent to Central Africa

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Dec 2 2021
News First Woman in SLAF Contingent to Central Africa

A woman officer, a first in Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) history, will be deployed in an SLAF peacekeeping force, supervised by the UN, which flew to Central Africa on Tuesday (30 November), SLAF said.

This woman is one of the medical officers deployed with this contingent comprising a total of 110 SLAF personnel consisting of 20 officers and 90 airmen. Wing Commander Sampath Liyanarachchi leads this contingent, the seventh such contingent deployed in peacekeeping missions in Central Africa. 

(PA) 

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Dec 2 2021

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