19th Commander of Sri Lanka Navy Appointed

Mahinda Rajapaksa, the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, has appointed Rear Admiral Jayantha Perera RWP, VSV, USP, ndc, psc, as the new Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy and promoted him to the 3-star rank of Vice Admiral with effect from 01st July 2014.

 

Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera is the 19th Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy in its illustrious history which spans over 63 years. Prior to being appointed as the Navy Commander, he held the post of Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Navy.

Press Release, July 01, 2014; Image: Sri Lanka Navy

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