Last group of the CCC flies to Mali
final batch of the Mali-bound Combat Convoy Company (CCC) of the Sri
Lanka Army left the island to join their compatriots in Mali on
Wednesday (10th January). The 32 man group which left for Mali completes
Sri Lanka's 200 strong contingent for the United Nations
Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA).
The initial group of 150 Army personnel left to take
up their roles in the UN Mission in the later part of December (24) last
year while 18 more left the country on Tuesday (09th January). The CCC
is comprised of men drawn from ten Army Regiments and will serve in the
UN mission for one year.
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