His Excellency the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Maithripala Sirisena promoted the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe to the rank of Admiral with effect from 31st December 2018. Subsequent to the promotion, the Admiral retired from the service today (01st January 2019), on completion of 36 years of distinguished naval career.
02 Jan 2019
His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, appointed Rear Admiral Piyal De Silva as the 23rd Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy and promoted him to the 3-star rank of Vice Admiral with effect from 01st January 2019.
01 Jan 2019