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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2401

Sri Lanka Army Commander urges to exercise restraint

[b]Sri Lanka Army Commander urges to exercise restraint in his New Year message[/b]

[b]Colombo, 03 January, (Asiantribune.com): [/b]Sri Lanka Army commander Lt General Fonseka called the Army to exercise restraint and maximum patience possible. He added that the prime responsibility and concern of the Army was meeting the aspirations of the country which is on its way to achieve peace with dignity.

The Commander Lt General Sarath Fonseka during a ceremony at the Army Headquarters yesterday, called upon all his officers and soldiers to further dedicate and work determinedly for the betterment of the countrymen and the Army.

Lt General Sarath Fonseka pointed out, "The prime responsibility and concern, as an integral segment of our society, should be purely directed at meeting aspirations of our beloved motherland, now on her way to achieve peace with dignity. In this process, we will have to face lots of challenges, setbacks and bitter experiences, and our prime duty is to face such situations with maximum possible patience and restraint."

Heralding the New Year-2006, as a breakthrough to new peace prospects in the country, the Commander of the Army Lt General Sarath Fonseka during a simple ceremony at Army Headquarters yesterday morning (02 January) called upon all his officers and soldiers to further dedicate and work determinedly for the betterment of the countrymen and the Army.

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