Former Army Chief of Staff Mahesh Senanayake was appointed as the new Army Commander a short while ago.
He was appointed as the Army Chief of staff earlier this year.
General Senanayake is a graduate of the United States Army Command and General Staff College and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering.
He was awarded the Rana Wickrama Padakkama (RWP), Rana Soora Padakkama (RSP) many times for bravery and the Uththama Seva Padakkma (USP) in recognition of excellence.
Sources : dailynews
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