Rear Admiral Kanchana Banagoda assumes duties as Commander Eastern Naval Area

Rear Admiral Kanchana Banagoda, who was newly appointed as Commander Eastern Naval Area, assumed duties at the Command Headquarters in Trincomalee today (16th May 2024).

The incoming Commander was received to the Eastern Naval Command in compliance with naval traditions. Thereafter, Rear Admiral Buddhika Liyanagamage, who previously oversaw duties as Acting Area Commander, formally handed over the duties and responsibilities of the appointment to Rear Admiral Kanchana Banagoda.