Daya Ratnayake takes over as new Army Chief

Thursday, 01 August 2013 - 10:21


Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake assumed duties as the 20th Commander of the Sri Lanka Army today.


He takes over from General Jagath Jayasuriya who is to take reins as new Chief of Defence Staff.


Major General Krishantha Silva has been appointed as the Chief of Staff of Sri Lanka Army and Major General Prasad Samarasinghe has been appointed as the Volunteer Force commandant.