Salute to an era

When Stanley Senanayake, the 10th Inspector General of the Sri Lanka Police stood together with Maj. Gen. Sepala Attygalle, Admiral Basil Gunasekera and Air Marshal Rohan Amarasekere on the podium behind then Prime Minister Sirimavo Bandaranaike on ceremonial occasions, they formed an impressive foursome. The four service chiefs, all six-footers in their ceremonial garb cut an imposing picture.


A consistory marked with majesty and solemnity

In two solemn yet colourful ceremonies, Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith, Archbishop of Colombo, was elevated to the College of Cardinals by Pope Benedict XVI, at the ‘Ordinary Public Consistory for the Creation of New Cardinals’ held in Rome on November 20 and 21.

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