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President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, has promoted 108 army officers to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel on the recommendations of the Secretary Defence and the Commander of the Army, effective from yesterday (10).
Accordingly, 108 Majors promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, including 7 disable War Heroes, are accordingly permitted by the Commander to wear their new ranks, pending the publishing of the same in the government gazette.

Army Commander Daya Ratnayake said that promotion of those 108 officers came as a special gift on the Army Day, following the initiatives taken by Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Secretary to Ministry of Defence and Urban Development. 

  Comments - 4

  • C.K.Lankaputhra Sunday, 12 October 2014 01:15 AM

    Getting ready for election?

    mount Sunday, 12 October 2014 07:49 PM


    old citizen Monday, 13 October 2014 02:40 AM

    Keep them happy their services will be needed in the near future.

    AM Monday, 13 October 2014 06:06 AM

    delayed promotion , dan da mathak une? Ane mage kata

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