63 senior Army Officers promoted
A total of 63 Army officers have been promoted to their next respective rank.
President Gotabaya Rajapaksa recently promoted the officers with the concurrence of the Ministry of Defence upon recommendations made by Army Commander Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, a communiqué of the Military Secretariat Branch said.
According to the communiqué, this was one of the largest batches of promotions in recent times.
Accordingly, the promotions will see the addition of four new Major Generals, 25 Brigadiers and 34 Lieutenant Colonels to the Sri Lanka Army.