New Army unit established for disaster management

AN | Published: 3:51 PM Nov 24 2020
Local New Army unit established for disaster management

A new Army division, 'Special Forces for Disaster Management', has been established as the 58th Division of the Sri Lanka Army recently, Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva stated.

The main duty of this Division is to deal with landslides, floods, fires and other emergencies.

The Army Commander said that this Division has already commenced trainings and will continue to train in the Army Infantry Regiments in future.

AN | Published: 3:51 PM Nov 24 2020

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