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Army Commander’s service extended

Army Commander, Lieutenant General Crishanthe de Silva’s service has been extended by a year as of 22 August 2016, said Military Spokesperson, Brigadier Jayanath Jayaweera. 

President Maithripala Sirisena extended his term yesterday. Lieutenant General de Silva was appointed as the 21st Commander of the Army on February 22, 2015 by President Sirisena.