Hon Minister Wimal Weerawansha during a cordial meet that took place at the Army Headquarters on Wednesday (15) gifted a new drone to Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army and Head at the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) for use in ongoing Army COVID-19 control.
Commander of the Army intends to establish a surveillance unit using this donated drone in future. He emphasized the importance of it and thanked the
timely donation of these equipment particularly in the prevention of COVID-19- affected villages for observation of the movements.
Minister Weerawansha expressing his appreciation on the exceptional Army role assured his support to the Army in future too.