New Navy Commander Vice Admiral Sinniah assumes duties; calls on the president

New Navy Commander Vice Admiral Sinniah assumes duties; calls on the president

Written by Keshala Dias

22 Aug, 2017 | 10:17 pm

Former Navy Commander, Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne officially assumed duties as the new Chief of Defence Staff.

Thereafter, the new Chief of Defence Staff called on President Maithripala Sirisena.

Meanwhile, the 21st Navy Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah officially assumed duties this morning.

In a symbolic gesture of handing over command, the outgoing Commander of the Navy Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne presented him the Admiral’s Sword, at a function held at the Naval Headquarters.

Vice Admiral Sinniah was accorded a Guard of Honour upon his official arrival, having taken over command as the new Commander of the Navy and was wished by top brass at the Navy.

The new Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy called on the President thereafter.

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