60 new officers passed out at Diyatalawa SLMA

A group of 60 Officer Cadets completing their military training at Diyatalawa Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) passed out on Saturday (17th June).

State Minister of Defense, Ruwan Wijewardene graced the occasion as the Chief Guest at the invitation of the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Crisanthe De Silva.


Those Cadet Officers, who underwent the SLMA training in the Regular Intake 83 and the Volunteer Intake 57 upon receipt of their commissions in the formal Passing out Parade (PoP) will take up duties around the country to serve as dedicated sons and defenders of the nation.


36 Cadet Officers in the Regular Intake 83 pursued their extensive training for more than 30 months from 12th November 2014 while 24 Cadet Officers of the (Volunteer) Intake 57 completed an 18-month long training since 4th January 2016.