Lanka IOC helps upgrade students’ skills at Army Logistics School

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Lanka Indian Oil Company (LIOC), in collaboration with the tri-forces of the country, conducted a workshop for 24 students of the Sri Lanka Army Logistics School, Trincomalee, on 15 February 2021 at the Trincomalee Oil Terminal.

The Army Logistics School is an institute for training officers and senior non-commissioned officers in the fields of logistics and administration. The school acquaints logisticians with modern theories and practices of logistics planning and management. The school also aims to provide a forum for discussions on the science of land, naval, and air logistics, national and international security affairs, logistics doctrine, and other topics of significant and current interest to the defence services.

Day one of the workshop was conducted at the terminal and covered topics on the logistics and supply chain management of petroleum products such as petrol, diesel, furnace oil, and lubricant products, and also included a site visit to the tank farm, jetty, fire pump house, lubricant plant, and laboratory.

During the training, quality control norms and safety features in the terminal were explained to the participants. The workshop concluded with a live fire drill, providing a feel of an actual emergency and on the methods to face it. All safety measures towards Covid-19 were ensured during the training. Upon conclusion of the workshop, Army School of Logistics Chief Instructor H.A.M .Premarathne highly appreciated the programme and thanked LIOC for always coming forward for such services. LIOC stated it was humbled and thankful to the Sri Lanka Army for giving them the opportunity to fulfil the interest of the Sri Lanka Army.

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