Ten senior Brigadiers promoted

Ten senior Brigadiers of the Sri Lanka Army have been promoted to the rank of Major General by President Maithripala Sirisena.

President Sirisena, as Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, promoted the Brigadiers to coincide with the ongoing commemoration of the decade of peace.

Brigadier K.M.R.P Karunathilake of Sri Lanka Signal Corps (SLSC), currently serving as the Commander Forward Maintenance Area (FMA) North Central, Brigadier I.O.W Madola of Sri Lanka Crops of Military Police (SLCMP) presently serving as the Chief Coordinating Officer of Ammunition Dump in Punani, Brigadier P.J Gamage of Gajaba Regiment (GR), presently serving as the Commandant Infantry Training Centre (ITC) Minneriya, Brigadier H.P.N.K Jayapathirane of Gemunu Watch (GW) presently serving as the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 21 Division, Brigadier R.K.B.S Ketakumbura of Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR) presently serving as the Centre Commandant of the Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps (SLAWC), Brigadier A.S Ariyasinghe of Sri Lanka Artillery (SLA) presently serving as the GOC 68 Division, Brigadier W.D.C.K Costa of Sri Lanka Artillery presently serving as the GOC 64 Division, Brigadier P.I Pathirathna of Gemunu Watch presently serving as the Commandant of the Institute of Peace Keeping Operation Sri Lanka, Brigadier W.G.H.A.S Bandara of Gemunu Watch presently serving as the GOC 54 Division and Brigadier B.P.S de Silva of Commando Regiment presently serving as the Director Welfare have been promoted to the rank of Major General, effective from 10 May 2019.

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