Lieutenant General N U M M W Senanayake RWP RSP USP psc, the Commander of the Army addressed the student officers of the DSCSC Course No 11 on 07 December 2017 who are nearing the completion of the Course. Major General J R Kulatunga RSP ndc psc, the Commandant Defence Services Command and Staff College welcomed the Commander of the Army on his arrival.
The theme of the discourse of the commander of the Army centered on “Unity of Effort: Building Civil-Military Partnership to Counter Violent Extremism” with especial reference to Sri Lankan context. Structure of the discourse subtitled with Radicalization,Violent Extremism, De-radicalization, Creating Enduring Civil-Military Partnerships in Responding to Radicalisation and Sri Lankan perspective in his lecture.
The address was terminated with an inquisitive session of question and answers where local and foreign student officers actively took part. The officers following the course had an opportunity to interact with the Commander of the Army during the Tea.
Members of the faculty and the permanent staff were also present on this occasion, and mementos were exchanged to mark the special occasion.