Special Explosive Ordnance Disposal Equipment under Chinese Grant Delivered to Army

The Sri Lanka Army yesterday (13 Mar) gratefully accepted a stock of special Explosive Ordnance Disposal Equipment, which had been gifted to the Ministry of Defence under the Chinese Military Grant scheme during a simple formal ceremony, headed by His Excellency Qi Zhenhong, the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China in Sri Lanka, General Kamal Gunaratne Secretary to the Ministry of Defence and Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, the Commander of the Army at the Army Headquarters.

The formal signing of documents, related to the grant of equipment took place between His Excellency Qi Zhenhong and General Kamal Gunaratne. Subsequently, eighteen REOD 4000 Explosive Ordnance Disposal medium robots, eighteen REOD 400 Explosive Ordnance Disposal robots, ten Anti Explosive Blankets and ten Explotion Protection Tanks and Vehicles were symbolically handed over to the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence then presented them to the Commander of the Army.

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