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Army Commander Shavendra Silva today announced that a total of 210 officers and 7,000 from other ranks were granted promotion for the first time in the history of SLA in view of the 70th anniversary.

Accordingly, three second lieutenants were promoted to the rank of lieutenant, 17 lieutenants were promoted to the rank of captain, 15 captains to the rank of major and 40 majors to the rank of lieutenant colonel.

The 7,000 from other ranks were promoted to their upper rank. (DSB)

 

 


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  • Manu Thursday, 10 October 2019 04:23 PM

    Election gambling by UNP. There is no other way to win the election.

    Sodha Thursday, 10 October 2019 05:18 PM

    Not UNP. It's a plan by MS, to appoint him as Commander

    Venom Friday, 11 October 2019 06:46 AM

    Gota's army coming up!

    jaliya Friday, 11 October 2019 07:35 AM

    Promotions ..... promotions and more promotions, with the elections nearing with Mahesh as a contender, uneasy government want to have lot more chiefs and no Indians. Has any of these chiefs been a part of a real war ?

    P Patriot Friday, 11 October 2019 10:02 AM

    Ha ha... get another Chinese loan at the expense of tax payers ... Pompous empty patriot! Jokes for the campaign to help fake SL citizen

    Kathirgaman Friday, 11 October 2019 12:51 PM

    Ok from where does thé government get Money to Pay to all thèse promotions ? IS it Élection gambling ?

    Andrew Silva Saturday, 12 October 2019 06:37 AM

    Wonder what's up his sleeve. Looks like MS and the Commander is planning some thing for the future.


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