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Major reshuffle in the Army

2015-02-16 16:49:52
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Fifteen Major Generals and three Brigadiers of the Army have been transferred with immediate effect by Army Commander Daya Ratnayake.


Recently reinstated Major General Mahesh Senanayake has been appointed as the Military Secretary. Accordingly, several key appointments such as Security Forces Commander Jaffna, Eastern, Wanni and Central have been subjected to change. Some of the Major Generals who held key positions have been attached to the Army Headquarters.

Major General S.W Lalith Daulagala who was serving as the Commandant, Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) has been appointed as Director General Projects of the Army Headquarters after relinquishment of his office at SLAVF.

Similarly all references and postings of Major General J.C Rambukpotha which had been issued earlier, have been deleted.

Major General S.A.L Lal Perera, Commander, Security Force Headquarters - East has been called to the Army Headquarters while Major General A.K Sumedha Perera is to relinquish his appointment as Director General General Staff at Army Headquarters and assume office as the Commander, Security Force Headquarters - Central.

Major General H. Channa P Goonetilleke after relinquishing his duties as Director General General Staff at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff has been posted to be the Commandant, Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force.

Major General A. Mano Perera has been appointed as Director General Sports after relinquishing his office as the Commander, Security Force Headquarters - Central.

Major General M.H.S Boniface Perera after relinquishing his duties as the Commander, Security Force Headquarters - Wanni has been appointed as the Director General General Staff at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff.

Meanwhile, Major General Nandana Udawatta, currently the Master General Ordnance at the Army Headquarters has been appointed as the Commander, Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna.

Major General G.D.H Kamal Gunaratne has been appointed as the Master General Ordnance at the Army Headquarters.

Major General N.U.M Mahesh W Senanayake has been appointed Military Secretary at the Army Headquarters after his recent reinstatement.

Major General N.J Walgama after relinquishment of his office at the Sapugaskanda Defence Services Command and Staff College has been appointed as the Commander, Security Force Headquarters - East.

Major General G.V.D Udaya A Perera relinquishes his appointment at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff and has been appointed as the Commandant of the Defence Services Command and Staff College at Sapugaskanda.

Major General K. Jagath Alwis who relinquishes his office as the Commander, Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna has been attached to the Army Headquarters.

Major General K.A.D Amal Karunasekara, Military Secretary of the Army Headquarters has been appointed as the Commander, Security Force Headquarters - Wanni while, Major General B.A Perera after relinquishing as Director General Operations at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff has been re-appointed as the Director General General Staff at Army Headquarters.

Brigadier D.S Weerasekara, Director General Projects at Army Headquarters has been attached to the Army Headquarters upon relinquishment of his current office.

Meanwhile, the newly reinstated Brigadier D.C Keppetiwalana has been appointed as the new Director Operations at the Army Headquarters while Brigadier H.M Jayantha K Gunaratne after relinquishing his duties as Director Operations has been attached to the Army Headquarters.
 


  Comments - 15

  • Nish Monday, 16 February 2015 22:55

    Hope this is not a change like in 2002-2004.

    Reply : 13       30

    nimal Monday, 16 February 2015 23:16

    Opps...coming colours not good, i heard SF was behind these transfers, he has virtually can control the entire army at once as all these appointments were made by SF.......

    Reply : 50       21

    Onara Monday, 16 February 2015 23:58

    So why not? He was in that position before.

    Reply : 17       67

    Bubble Banda Tuesday, 17 February 2015 06:38

    May be true, but SF has all rights to take any decisions in the Army.

    Reply : 14       43

    leel Tuesday, 17 February 2015 10:36

    FS is the one who won the real war.

    Reply : 4       11

    Siri Tuesday, 17 February 2015 00:33

    Revenge time has begun

    Reply : 39       24

    Desmond Jeromme Tuesday, 17 February 2015 06:41

    No problem it has to be done.

    Reply : 14       27

    J Palitha Tuesday, 17 February 2015 06:44

    Yes, no problem UPFA did the same.

    Reply : 15       19

    Horri Jimonis Tuesday, 17 February 2015 06:45

    Yes now it is a new Government and they should have their people to hold top positions not the crooks.

    Reply : 8       35

    Prince Tuesday, 17 February 2015 09:33

    These transfers are by the President. He wants the correct people at the correct place.

    Reply : 5       18

    senaka de alvis Tuesday, 17 February 2015 00:36

    Ranil is a gutless wonder ,when will the real military be revamped?Is the president scared of these people.come on man get to it.All the crooks a still free to do any thing they want.

    Reply : 13       30

    Prince Tuesday, 17 February 2015 09:35

    MS

    Reply : 0       1

    Cheers Tuesday, 17 February 2015 00:57

    Political pressure and yahapalanaya is out of the window as they gradually do what they want to make their voters happy

    Reply : 27       27

    Anthony Tuesday, 17 February 2015 08:49

    Foundation stones fro the New Tamil Eelam is laid from the Army itself.

    Reply : 42       16

    Bala Tuesday, 17 February 2015 11:08

    You told you this? Is it Cleopatra from the grave ?

    Reply : 2       8

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