Sri Lanka Army has established a Drone Regiment to monitor the activities on the ground, Army Commander Shavendra Silva said.
He said the Army hopes to enlist the assistance of this drone regiment to monitor the activities on the ground to safeguard the people and the country.
The Army Commander said that as a post-war country, it would be possible to obtain the assistance of the drone regiment in the future to monitor the disaster situation in the country.
He said that the Army should be strengthened on all sections and that the process has already begun.
The Commander also thanked the Air Force for providing air surveillance to the Army during the war and the President, Prime Minister and the Defence Secretary for providing the necessary assistance to establish the new regiment.(Darshana Sanjeewa Balasuriya)