Rear Admiral Dammika Kumara assumes duties as new Vice Chancellor of Kotelawala Defence University
Rear Admiral Dammika Kumara assumed duties as the fifth (5th) Vice Chancellor (VC) of the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) on 01st September 2023.
Meanwhile, Major General Milinda Peiris, the former Vice Chancellor of KDU, formally handed over the duties and responsibilities of the appointment to the newly appointed VC. Subsequently, Rear Admiral Dammika Kumara was accorded a Guard of Honour in precision with military tradition.
Following the assumption of duties, the new Vice Chancellor addressed tri-service officers, KDU academic and non-academic staffs, cadets and day scholars at the Faculty of Graduate Studies Auditorium.
Before taking over duties as the Vice Chancellor of the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Rear Admiral Dammika Kumara was discharging his duties as Commander Eastern Naval Area and Commandant Volunteer Naval Force.