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Fallen Sri Lankan peacekeepers posthumously promoted

Captain H.W.D Jayawickrama of Sri Lanka Light Infantry and Corporal S.S Wijekumara of 1 Mechanized Infantry Regiment who laid their lives while serving in the UN Peacekeeping operations in Mali were posthumously promoted to the ranks of Major and Sergeant respectively, on the recommendation of the Ministry of Defence and the Commander of the Army.

A communiqué issued by the Military Secretariat at the Army Headquarters as well as the Directorate of Personnel Administration confirmed those promotions on Wednesday (30).

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