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Medal Parade of Sri Lankan contingent in Central African Republic

Medal Parade of Sri Lankan contingent in Central African Republic

[September 19 2018]

The Medal Parade of the 4th contingent of Sri Lanka Aviation Unit in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) was held last week (12 September) at the Contingent Premises in Bria, Central African Republic. According to Air Force media, the Sri Lanka Aviation Contingent had come under praise by the dignitaries present at the ceremony for their professionalism and dedication shown throughout their period in MINUSCA. The Contingent's challenging and daunting role as the only aviation unit in MINUSCA based out of the capital city of Bangui, had also been highlighted during the ceremony.

The Sri Lanka Aviation Contingent had also organized a drug donation campaign and a lunch for the patients at the local hospital in Bria.

MINUSCA Sector East Commander Brigadier General Adil Yamin, Deputy Chief of Staff of Sri Lanka Air Force, Air Vice Marshal AM De Zoysa, Chief Aviation Officer in MINUSCA and Mr. Souleyman Doucoure, Head of the Office of MINUSCA staff in Bria were present at the Medal Parade.


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