Sarath Fonseka has said that he was aware that Jagath Jayasuriya who was at that time the Secrity Forces Vanni commander and he added, " I received complaints that Jayasuriya was engaged in crimes as Vanni Commander."
The rank of field marshal
is senior to that of a four-star general and, as such, he is given five-stars.
10 world titles have been won by the Field Marshal
Several stories about the personality of the field marshal
have been narrated by those who came in contact with him.
The field marshal
has been widely expected to resign and declare a presidential bid since the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (Scaf) gave its public support at the end of January.
"Interim president Adly Mansour issued a presidential decree promoting General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, minister of defence, to the rank of field marshal
," said the statement.
1887: Field Marshal
Viscount Montgomery of Alamein (Monty), who led the Eighth Army to victory over his adversary Field Marshal
Erwin Rommel in North Africa in the Second World War, was born in London.
Air Marshal Binskin was honoured by the invitation from the Commandant, Major-General Sohail Ahmed Khan, to speak to the students and faculty about the service of Field Marshal
Blamey following his training at Quetta.
Summary: The President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has received a letter from Field Marshal
Omar Hassan Al Bashir, the President of Sudan, dealing with bilateral relations between the two countries and matters of mutual interest.
Summary: Muscat: His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said yesterday received a written message from Field Marshal
Egypt's military junta revealed that its chief Field Marshal
Hussein Tantawi will hold the defense portfolio in the next government, stressing that it won't retreat from the constitutional declaration issued two weeks ago.
THE BDF Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal
Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa patronised a graduation ceremony yesterday upon conclusion of a series of specialised military training courses for Field Engineers Corps.