Battalion Officers 'Quiz Competition designed to improve the Military
and General Knowledge of Army Officers serving within the Jaffna
Peninsula, was organized by the 51 Division under instructions
of Commander Security Forces - Jaffna, Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya.
A team comprised of 5 members each from 30 Battalions under command
to Security Forces - Jaffna competed during the initial stages
and 16 teams were selected for the 2nd round. Eight teams were
then selected from the second round and Four teams were selected
for the Semi Finals where 2 teams that emerged victorious qualified
for the Grand Finals.
The 10th Field Engineers Regiment emerged as Champions and Major
Thiwanka Kannangara became Best Competitor. The 1st Battalion
of Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment was placed Runners Up.
The Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva
WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc graced the occasion as the Chief Guest
and awarded the Certificates and Prizes for the Champions and
Winners of Inter Battalion Quiz Competition in the presence of
Commander Security Forces - Jaffna. General Officers Commanding
(GOC) 51, 52 and 55 Divisions, Commander Forward Maintenance Area
(North), Brigadier General Staff and Brigadier Admin and Quartering
Security Forces - Jaffna, Senior Army Officers were among the
gathering of officers serving in Jaffna to witness the grand finale
and the awarding ceremony.