President orders reinstatement of 10 army officers

Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena

President Maithripala Sirisena ordered to reinstate 10 military officers including a Major General who were sent on compulsory retirement after the 2010 presidential elections, military spokesman Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera said.

Accordingly, Major General Mahesh Senanayake, five Brigadiers- Bimal Dias, Duminda Keppetiwalana, Janaka Mohotti, Athula Hannadige, Wasantha Kumarapperuma, colonel Ubhaya Siriwardane , Lt, Colonel P. Jayasundara and two captains-R. Ranaweera and Krishantha are among the reinstated officials.

On the instruction of president Maithripala Sirisena as the Commander-in-chief has ordered to reinstate them with effect from yesterday.

The reinstated officers are scheduled to meet Army Commander Daya Rathnayake on Monday.

(Daily Mirror)

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