25th August 2022 12:03:10 Hours
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc MPhil, attended the inaugural warming of the new auditorium at Derangala Maha Vidyalaya, Deniyaya on 24th August 2022.
At the auspicious minute, the Chief of Defence Staff together with the Assistant Zonal Director, School Principal, and several other dignitaries warmed the new auditorium after unveiling of the plaque and the symbolic ribbon-cutting.
The construction of this state of the art auditorium was handed over to 10 Engineer Services Regiment (Volunteer) located in Sooriyawewa during the tenure of General Silva as the Commander of the Army on the request of school Principal. The Chief of Defence Staff commended the well finished construction of the auditorium even during the height of fast spreading deadly tentacles of the Covid-19 Pandemic.
The Principal, teachers, students and a large gathering of civilians were present during the opening ceremony.