Navy bids adieu to Rear Admiral Jagath Liyanagamage
The Sri Lanka Navy today (08th November 2023) bade farewell to Rear Admiral Jagath Liyanagamage who relinquished his duties to which he was committed over the past 33 years in the Sri Lanka Navy.
The Chief of Staff of the Navy, Rear Admiral Jayantha Kularatne, along with the Board of Management, extended best wishes to the retiring senior officer who is celebrating his 55th birthday today. Thereupon, Rear Admiral Jagath Liyanagamage was accorded a Guard of Honour in accordance with naval traditions. As the customary event drew to a close, fellow naval officers made their formal farewells to the retiring senior officer, before he was sent off in a motorcade amidst the cheers of naval personnel.
Rear Admiral Jagath Liyanagamage joined the Sri Lanka Navy as an Officer Cadet of the 20th intake in 1990 and held a range of logistics appointments during his illustrious naval career. Among some of the key appointments he held; Senior Staff Officer (Local Procurement), Senior Assistant Secretary, Secretary to the Commander of the Navy , Deputy Director Services, Deputy Director Naval Policy and Plan (Logistics), Captain Logistics Department (North), Director Logistics, Captain Logistics Department (Southeast), Deputy Director Local Procurement, Deputy Director Victualing and Clothing, Naval Secretary, Director Naval Victualing and Clothing, Director Naval Foreign Procurement, Director Integrated Logistics Management System, Director Naval Logistics and Director General (Budget and Finance were prominent.