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Rear Admiral S.S. Ranasinghe appointed new Navy Commander

 

Rear Admiral S.S. Ranasinghe has been appointed as the new Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy by President Maithripala Sirisena.

This appointment was made in accordance with the power vested in the President under the constitution of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and this new appointment will be effective from tomorrow.

With this new appointment Rear Admiral S.S. Ranasinghe has been elevated to the rank of Vice Admiral.

Accordingly, he received his letter of appointment from Secretary to the President, Austin Fernando at the Presidential Secretariat, today.