Newly-appointed Navy Commander During First Courtesy Visit to Army HQ Warmly Welcomed


The recently-appointed Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera December (28) made his first courtesy name on Lieutenant Common Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Military on the Military Headquarters in Sri Jayawardenepura.

Colonel D.Okay.R Perera, Commander, Military Headquarters Brigade formally acquired the brand new Navy Commander upon his arrival amidst fluttering Military flags earlier than he was greeted with a ceremonial Guard Turnout.

In accordance with army traditions, Main Common M.G.W.W.W.M.C.B Wickramasinghe RWP RSP ndu psc, Adjutant Common of the Sri Lanka Military a couple of moments later invited the protagonist of the day to evaluate the smartly-dressed Guard of Honour, offered by Sri Lanka Gentle Infantry troops.

Subsequent, Main Common C.D Weerasuriya RWP RSP ndu, Chief of Workers of the Military acquired the visiting Navy Chief on the entrance to the Military Headquarter constructing. Main Common S.W.M Fernando WWV RWP RSP USP ndc psc, Army Secretary on the AHQ afterwards accompanied him to the Commander’s workplace the place Lieutenant Common Vikum Liyanage prolonged a heat reception to his Navy counterpart.

Each of them throughout the cordial discussions that adopted admitted the significance of sustaining shut relations sooner or later too as guardians for nationwide safety considerations and recalled reminiscences previously notably throughout the top of LTTE terrorism and remembered the bonds of understanding and goodwill that prevails between two forces all through the years. Because the cordial discussions drew to an in depth, the Military Chief symbolized current sound working relations by presenting a particular memento to the Navy Commander whereas wishing him all of the success in his future endeavours. The gesture was reciprocated.

Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera thanked the Sri Lanka Military for the cordial welcome and left a couple of notable compliments within the Guests’ Guide on the Commander’s workplace earlier than leaving the premises.

Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera was appointed because the twenty fifth Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy on December 18, 2022 by Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe, President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Sri Lanka.

He joined the Sri Lanka Navy within the Government Department in 1987 as an Officer Cadet of the Consumption-5 at Common Sir John Kotelawala Defence College. Upon profitable completion of naval coaching from the Naval and Maritime Academy, Trincomalee, he was commissioned within the rank of Performing Sub Lieutenant in 1989 and graduated from the Common Sir John Kotelawala Defence College with a Bachelor of Arts Diploma (Defence Research) with honours.

Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera is a recipient of Rana Sura Padakkama (RSP) thrice for his conspicuous show of gallantry in fight and Uttama Seva Padakkama (USP) for his unblemished service and devotion to responsibility. Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera is a proud product of the Royal Faculty, Colombo.



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