Protection Secretary Main Common (Retired) Kamal Gunaratne has been promoted to the rank of Common.
The promotion was granted by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa a short time in the past.
Together with Protection Secretary Gunaratne, Commander of Military Lieutenant Common Shavendra, too, was promoted to the rank of Common at this time (December 28).
Gunaratne was the previous Commander Safety Forces Headquarters in Wanni, in addition to the Common Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 53 Division.
He has previously served as a Deputy Ambassador to Brazil as effectively.