Friday, May 15, 2009

Maj. Gen. Karunaratne retires

(TI)Maj. Gen. Sanath Karunaratne, the Overall Operations Commander, Anuradhapura retired yesterday (May 14) after 33-years of unblemished service. Brigadier Nandana Udawatte, formerly the General Officer Commanding 59 Division succeed him.

Army headquarters sent Karunaratne to Anuradhapura in October 2007 in the immediate aftermath of the devastating LTTE attack on SLAF base in Anuradhapura. Full text