Armed Forces Buddhist Chaplain visits Headquarters Brigade of Gurkhas

hqbg-visit-by-army-buddhust-chaplains-2017_002The Armed Forces Buddhist Chaplain, Dr S M Kariyakarawana paid a formal visit to Headquarters Brigade of Gurkhas on Friday 7th July 2017.

He was welcomed on arrival at Robertson House by Colonel Brigade of Gurkhas, Colonel JG Robinson. 

Also present on the occasion were Gurkha Buddhist Religious Leaders, Mr Chewang Gurung and Mr Keshang Ghale. hqbg-visit-by-army-buddhust-chaplains-2017_003

Following lunch at the Officers’ Mess, he was given a comprehensive brief on the serving Brigade by Deputy Chief of Staff, Major SK Rai. 

Both Dr Kariyakarawana and Major Rai held a meeting thereafter and discussed subjects including the way forward on the Brigade’s representation in events organised by the Armed Forces Buddhist network.