National Cadet Corps Head Quarters welcomes the New Year 2017 with several Activities.
As the Inaugural session Major General AKP Wikkramasinghe USP opened the Statue of Load Buddha which was established in the newly built “Budu Madura” of HQ NCC.
Later the inaugural “Buddha Pujawa” was held and the Buddhist Monks chanted the “Seth Pirith” in order to obtain blessings for the New Year.
This project was initiated by the former Director NCC, Major General LWCBB Rajaguru RWP RSP USP Ldmc and he laid the foundation stone for this new “Budu Madura” on 21 July 2015. The Project was completed by the end of 2016 with the blessings of the present Director. Officers, Other Ranks and the Civil Staff of the HQ NCC also contributed to this project. Later Director hoisted National flag along with the Corps flag hoisted by the Brigadier Training Col YASK Jayasinghe. The National and the Corps Anthems were sung by the Officers.
SO 1-(Supply and Management) read the oath which was acceptably repeated by all Officers, Other Ranks and Civil Staff.
Later Director NCC addressed the gathering and explained the importance of the efficiency of all members of the organization to achieve organizational goals in year 2017. He also send New Year greetings to the staff and their family members.
The event concluded after a Tea-party attended by all.