33 officers were promoted to the rank of Colonel

26th February, 2019

National Cadet Corps has taken initiative to promote 33 officers in the rank of Lt Colonel to the rank of colonel, the senior most rank NCC officers could claim for. A felicitation ceremony was conducted at Officers’ Mess under the patronage of Major General MMS Perera , Director National Cadet Corps .This event is written in NCC history because this is the first time such a large number of officers were promoted and added to NCC cadre. Most of the officers promoted being attached to Armed Services and National Cadet Corps as mobilized officers while the rest function in education field.

 

Addressing the ceremony, Director NCC congratulated the newly promoted officers and stated that “monetary value does not matter but your recognition, expectation and responsibility heighten with the promotions. He further requested them work with utmost dedication whilst maintaining glorious traditions and customs of the organization.Deputy Director, Provincial Deputy Directors Senior officers of the Headquarters also attended the meeting.