Captain Gajith Priyantha assumes command as Commanding Officer of SLNS Shakthi

Captain Gajith Priyantha assumed duties as Commanding Officer of SLNS Shakthi today (16th March 2020).

Accordingly, the former Commanding Officer of the ship, Captain Sujeewa Weerasuriya formally handed over the duties of the position to its new Commanding Officer at the Naval Dockyard in Trincomalee. The occasion was also attended by the Flag Officer Commanding Naval Fleet, Rear Admiral Upul De Silva. The proceedings of the event came to a close after an inspection of divisions by the new Commanding Officer.