Daya Rathnayake promoted to General

Saturday, 21 February 2015 - 13:59

The outgoing Sri Lanka Army Commander Lieutenant General Daya Rathnayake has been promoted to the rank of General with immediate effective from today by the President Maithripala Sirisena as the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces.

Major General A.W.J.C De Silva replaced Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake as the Commander of the Sri Lanka Army yesterday.

A military farewell ceremony at the Army Headquarters was held today morning accordance with military traditions in a parade.