2084 naval personnel promoted on 13th Victory Day anniversary

Coinciding with the 13th Victory Day anniversary 74 Navy officers and 2010 sailors have been promoted / advanced to their next higher ranks / rates by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne, with the approval of Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, His Excellency the President.

Naval War Heroes working shoulder to shoulder with sister services and Police selflessly contributed to the success story and played a prominent role in establishing the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the motherland. Their enormous sacrifices made in the name of the motherland invariably pave the way to defeat terrorism which scourged the country for nearly 30 years.

Incidentally, 09 senior officers and 65 junior officers have been promoted to their next senior rank on this momentous occasion. In addition, 2010 junior and senior sailors of different rates in both Regular and Volunteer forces have also been advanced to their subsequent rates by Commander of the Navy.