News of the day

20 May, 2020 12:00 AM printer

News of the day

A senior Sri Lankan army officer was promoted to major-general Tuesday, less than a year after being convicted in Britain of making threatening gestures towards Tamil demonstrators in London. Priyanka Fernando was elevated from the rank of brigadier, one of around 15,000 service members promoted on the 11th anniversary of the crushing of the Tamil Tigers that ended a decades-long civil war.

 


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