President grants service extension to commander of SL Army

President grants service extension to commander of SL Army

Written by Staff Writer

11 Jul, 2018 | 3:01 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – President Maithripala Sirisena in his capacity as Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, has granted a one year’s service extension, to Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake as the Commander of the Sri Lankan army.

According to the Chief of Defence Staff, Admiral Ravindra Wijegunarathne, Lieutenant General  Mahesh Senanayake was due to retire from his position on the 19th of this month. He was appointed as the 22nd Commander of the Sri Lanka Army on the 27th of June 2017.

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