Air Marshal Kapila Jayanpathi appointed as the Air Force Commander

Monday, 12 September 2016 - 13:57

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Air Vice Marshal Kapila Jayampathi has been promoted to the rank of Air Marshal and appointed as the new Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force.

Kapila Jayampathy joined the Air Force on 5th March 1982 as an Officer Cadet.

In December 2009, he took over duties as the Base Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force Base in China Bay.

Former Air Force Commander Air Marshal Gagan Bulathsinghala retired from his post today.