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Sunday, 22 March 2015 - 16:41
General Fonseka now Field Marshal Fonseka
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Former Army Commander General Sarath Fonseka was promoted to the rank of Field Marshal by the President at a special function held at the Defence Ministry ground.

Field Marshal is a very senior military rank, ordinarily senior to the general officer ranks.

Promotion to the rank of field marshal in many countries historically required extraordinary military achievement by a general, usually a wartime victory.

General Fonseka will be the first ever Field Marshal in Sri Lankan military history.















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