President Promotes 177 Officers of the Sri Lanka Army to respective next rank

President Promotes 177 Officers of the Sri Lanka Army to respective next rank

President Promotes 177 Officers of the Sri Lanka Army to respective next rank

Written by Zulfick Farzan

19 May, 2020 | 10:26 am

Colombo (News 1st); President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces with the concurrence of the Ministry of Defence and recommendations of the Chief of Defence Staff, Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva promoted a total of 177 Officers and Senior Officers to their respective next ranks, retrospectively.

This is one of the largest segments of promotions, made in recent times, the Military Secretariat Branch announced.

Accordingly, there are 05 new Major Generals, 04 Brigadiers of Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force, 39 Lieutenant Colonels, 69 Majors, and 60 Lieutenants of the Army.

Here follows the names of promoted Major Generals and Brigadiers;

Major General C.U Marasinghe RSP USP

Major General T.J Kodithuwakku RWP RSP ndu

Major General H.P Ranasinghe RWP RSP ndc

Major General A.P.I Fernando RWP USP

Major General C.D Weerasuriya RWP RSP ndu

Brigadier S.N Samarawickrama

Brigadier H.M.N.B Herath

Brigadier N.G.S Thilakarathne

Brigadier K.N Perera

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