New Navy Commander appointed

Thursday, 13 January 2011 00:01 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Navy Rear Admiral S. Dissanayake has been appointed as the Navy Commander with effect from 15 January, Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa said.

Current Navy Commander Thisara Samarasinghe, who has been promoted to the rank of Admiral with effect from yesterday, will retire on 15 January after completing a period of a year and half as the Commander.