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Monday, 19 August 2019 - 13:16
SHAVENDRA SILVA APPOINTED AS THE NEW ARMY COMMANDER
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Army Chief of Defense Staff Major General Shavendra Silva has been appointed as the 23rd Army Commander by the President.

The Presidential Media Unit stated that he received his appointment letter from the President at the Presidential Secretariat this morning.

Maj. Gen. Shavendra Silva, who joined the Army in 1984 as a cadet officer, served as the Commander of the 58 Division during the humanitarian operation launched to eradicate LTTE terrorism from the country.

He is also a past pupil of St. Thomas' College, Matale.



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