President proposes procedure for “Prashansaneeya Seva Padakkama”

President proposes procedure for “Prashansaneeya Seva Padakkama”

July 18, 2015   02:07 pm

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On a proposal made by President Maithripala Sirisena as Minister of Defence, the Cabinet has granted its approval to establish a general procedure to award the “Prashansaneeya Seva Padakkama” to officers and other ranks in the tri forces, the Ministry of Defence said.


The award will be presented as the nation’s gratitude towards the long, admirable, preferential and invaluable service by the officers. It will based on the recommendations made by a board consisted of senior officials of three forces.


The decision was taken by the Cabinet at its Meeting held on July 15, 2015.

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