14,000 soldiers promoted on War Heroes’ Day


More than 14,000 Tri-Force personnel were promotedup a rank coinciding with the 13th Anniversary of the National War Heroes’ Day.

Accordingly, 396 Officers of the Sri Lanka Army and a record number of 8,110 other rankers of the Army have been promoted to the next rank with effect from 18 May 2022. Meanwhile, Sri Lanka Air Force said, 450 of its Officers and 3,361 other rankers were promoted on National War Heroes’ Day. In a statement, Sri Lanka Navy also said 74 of its Officers (nine senior officers and 65 junior officers) and 2,010 junior and senior sailors of different rates in both Regular and Volunteer Forces were advanced to their next higher ranks.