Aug 17, 2019

Army commander's tenure ends tomorrow

Lieutenant general Mahesh Senanayake's tenure as Army commander ends tomorrow (18).

According to Army spokesperson, Brigadier Sumith Atapattu says that it is yet to be known whether Lt. Gen. Senanayake will get a service extension or not.

Although his tenure ended last year, Lt. Gen. Senanayake received an year long service extension from president Maithripala Sirisena in July 2018.