batch of 125 cadets of Sri Lanka Administrative Service (SLAS)
who completed one month field training in Jaffna called on the
Commander Security Forces Jaffna (SF-J) Major General Mahinda
Hathurusinghe on Friday (14) prior to their departure.
being received to the Headquarters SF-J, attended a briefing by
the SF-J Commander at the Officers’ Mess where they leant how
the military in Jaffna interacts with local communities and the
services rendered by the Army for country’s development and reconciliation
Hathurusinghe stressed that understanding the culture, social
obligations and aspirations of people whom we are bound to serve
will drive us towards a successful career as public servants and
to ensure that golden principle of good governance is always kept
at high esteem.
interesting session, SLAS Cadets exchanged views with the SF-J
Commander and other senior Army officers present there.
other than orientating, helped the cadets to work under experienced
civil administvators in the Jaffna District. Also it offered opportunity
to new comers to the administrative field to familiarize with
the lifestyle of people of Jaffna and to know their pulse on which
peace and communal harmony could be built.
Agent Jaffna Mr. S. Arumainayagam and Divisional Secretaries were