The presentation of ‘Vishishta Sewa Vibooshana’ medals to the senior officials of the regular forces of the three armed forces for their significant services took place this morning under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat.
65 officials of the three armed forces were presented with ‘Vishishta Sewa Vibooshana’ medals. These include 42 Army officers, 12 Navy and 13 Air Force officials.
The medals were presented to the officials above the rank of lieutenant Colonel in the Army. Navy and Air Force officers of the same ranks and those with a minimum of 25 continuous service were awarded with the medals.