Sri Lanka Signal Corps to celebrate 75th Anniversary with
International Symposium and ICT Exhibition
The Sri Lanka Signal Corps (SLSC) of the Army will
celebrate its 75th Anniversary with an international symposium, themed,
'Cyber Space; Perpetual Battlefront for Future' and the mega 'Wave' ICT
Exhibition at the BMICH on November 28th and 29th, this year. According
to Army media, a media conference was held at the Hilton Hotel in
Colombo in this regard, yesterday (28th March).
Speaking to media personnel, Commander of the Army,
Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, said that the Signals Corps could
take the lead in propagating new innovative improvements to the cyber
space as the latest technologically-advanced 6th dimension of war. The
official logo for the 75th Anniversary was also launched by the Army
Commander during the occasion.
A number of military and civil ICT professionals of
international repute have been invited to the symposium while
representatives from England, Russia, China, India, Pakistan and
Bangladesh have confirmed their participation.
The SLSC is one of the oldest regiments of the Army.
It is now a highly integrated organization with seven Field Signal
Regiments, two IT Regiments, one Repair & Maintenance Regiment, one
Cyber Security Regiment, one Electronic Warfare Squadron and School of
Director General, Directorate of Research Analysis
Project and Development, Major General Renuka Rowel (Rtd), Colonel
Commandant, SLSC Major General Ajith Wijesinghe and Director Information
Technology Brigadier Prabath Dematampitiya were also present at the