Commodore Buddhika Liyanagamage assumes duties as Commandant Naval and Maritime Academy

Commodore Buddhika Liyanagamage assumed duties as Commandant Naval and Maritime Academy, Trincomalee on 14th March 2023. The Naval and Maritime Academy, famously known as NMA, is the premier training establishment of the Sri Lanka Navy.

Before assuming office as the 37th Commandant of NMA, Commodore Buddhika Liyanagamage was at the Navy Headquarters discharging duties as Director Naval Operations. The incoming Commandant was received at the Naval and Maritime Academy in compliance with naval traditions. Thereupon, his predecessor Rear Admiral Damian Fernando officially handed over the duties and responsibilities of the appointment to Commodore Buddhika Liyanagamage.

Meanwhile, a ceremonial function was also held in front of the Commandant's Office to bid farewell to the outgoing Commandant Rear Admiral Damian Fernando.