r Ministry of Defence - Sri Lanka

General Amnesty declares for Tri-Forces absentees overseas

November 09, 2022

Ministry of Defence informs the Tri-Forces absentees who are presently abroad to receive a legal discharge from their respective services without reporting to the Unit under the recently declared General Amnesty period which is in force from 15.11.2022 until 31.12.2022.

Accordingly, the Tri-Forces personnel who have been absent without leave (AWOL) on or before 25.10.2022 will be able to receive their discharge from military services and if any amount is due, it should be settled prior to discharge.

Further, these persons shall not have pending investigations for disciplinary breaches except their absence without leave.

Furthermore, it should be confirmed from the Department of Immigration and Emigration that these persons have not traveled abroad by illegal means or have not fraudulently prepared passports and other documents to travel abroad.