Sri Lanka Army

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04th February 2023 07:07:30 Hours

Newly-Promoted Major Generals Receive Symbols of Authority from Army Chief

Just promoted 8 Major Generals of the Army Friday afternoon (February 3) who called on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage received their symbols of authority and greetings from the Army Chief at the Commander’s Office to coincide with the 75th National Independence Day (4 February).

Major General L.S Balachandra RSP, Chief Executive Officer of Nelum Pokuna Theater, Major General W Chandresiri RSP USP psc, General Officer Commanding of 24 Infantry Division, Major General D.M.P.P Dasanayake, Director, Directorate of Quality Assurance and Inspection, Major General A.C.A De Zoysa USP Hdmc Lsc, Commander of Forward Maintenance Area (North), Major General R.K.N.C Jayawardena RSP ndc, General Officer Commanding of 66 Infantry Division, Major General G.W.A Senevirathne USP psc, Director, Directorate of Research Concept and Doctrine, Major General I.A.N.B Perera RWP USP ndu psc, Commandant of Sri Lanka Military Academy and Major General P.P.A Perera Hdmc psc, Director, Directorate of Overseas Operation received their symbols of authority from the Army Chief while assuring to ensure more committed and dedicated roles and perform better in the years to come in the best interest of the country's security and prosperity.

After cordial interactions and greetings, the Commander of the Army awarded General’s sword to the new two-star Generals to signify their new authority. Those Officers thanking the Commander of the Army for his warm wishes added memories to the occasion by posing for several photos.