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Daya Ratnayake promoted to rank of General

2015-02-21 08:10:56
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The outgoing Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake has been promoted to the rank of four star General effective from today by President Maithripala Sirisena.  
 
General Daya Ratnayake who enlisted to the Army on 6 February 1980 in the Intake No 13 and commissioned as a Second Lieutenant on 18 July 1981, boasts a distinguished military career of more than 34 years as an infantryman of the 1 Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI).

A military farewell ceremony at the Army Headquarters was held this morning accordance with military traditions in a parade, coloured by the presence of the SLLI mascot, ‘Kandula’ and a representative gathering of troops


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  Comments - 13

  • gerard mano Saturday, 21 February 2015 13:53

    Was Gota invited?

    Reply : 23       15

    Draconian Saturday, 21 February 2015 18:53

    Ha ha ha he might have cried a tear or two for his beloved Army golaya.

    Reply : 2       4

    ari Saturday, 21 February 2015 20:16

    you are a real idiot, what has this got to do with Gota

    Reply : 2       9

    Desmond Jeromme Sunday, 22 February 2015 18:31

    Where is it hitching you, when we talk about Gota????

    5       2

    Jay2 Saturday, 21 February 2015 15:09

    Now someone will want to top this and be named a field marshal.

    Reply : 5       3

    Cuckoo Saturday, 21 February 2015 15:30

    Slap on the face of SF.... ????

    Reply : 2       10

    Patriot Saturday, 21 February 2015 15:38

    Good move, Mr. President. :) save guard yourself.

    Reply : 3       5

    Lima Saturday, 21 February 2015 17:53

    HE IS NOT A PATRIOT , ALTHOUGH IN MILITARY , HE IS ALSO A TRAITOR , FORCED ARMY PERSONNEL TO VOTE FOR THE DESTROYER MAHINDA , SPEND MILLIONS OF PUBLIC MONEY FOR THE ELECTION , PART OF THE COUP MEMBER BUT , LATER ABANDONED THE IDEA KNOWING THAT THERE WILL BE BLOODSHED IN THE COUNTRY WHERE IN CASE OF ANY RESISTANCE THE PUBLIC FORCE WILL KILL THE FORCES PERSONNEL , SO HOW CAN HE BE PROMOTED

    Reply : 8       3

    Be Fair Saturday, 21 February 2015 21:29

    to ruffle the feathers of the other General...........................

    Reply : 0       3

    Be Fair Saturday, 21 February 2015 21:29

    .....................................................good, so now we have 2 Generals

    Reply : 0       2

    Yehiya Saturday, 21 February 2015 21:51

    Army administration come to worse,Govt. never respond to who work hard for Army

    Reply : 0       4

    Freebird Saturday, 21 February 2015 22:43

    Then why his service extension not granted via DM Android App

    Reply : 0       0

    Dev William Sunday, 22 February 2015 00:13

    Congratulations General Ratnayake. You are an officer and gentleman.

    Reply : 5       6

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