Monday, November 10, 2008

Now Army chief demands anti-corruption drive

Amid significant territorial gains on the Vanni front, Army Chief Lt. General Sarath Fonseka has called for urgent action on another front.

Addressing Silver Jubilee celebrations of the Gajaba Regiment at Saliyapura, Anuradhapura, early last week, the tough-talking commander emphasised the importance of being honest and disciplined on the part of the officers in charge of Regiments.

Paying a glowing tribute to the Gajaba Regiment which Fonseka said had been at the forefront of the war against terrorism, he warned that whatever the circumstances no one should be allowed to misappropriate funds, assets and resources. Full Text