Commander Gayan Wickramasooriya takes over the command of SLNS Ranadheera

Commander(ND) Gayan Wickramasooriya assumed duties as the new Commanding Officer of the Sri Lanka Navy’s Fast Gun Boat, SLNS Ranadheera today (26 December 2017).

The former Commanding Officer of the ship, Commander (ND) Thushara Jayawardena handed over the duties to its new Commanding Officer at the Colombo Harbour premises in accordance with naval traditions. The occasion was also attended by the Deputy Area Commander Western Naval Area Commodore Sanath Uthpala. The proceedings of the formal ceremony came to a close following an inspection of divisions by the former and new Commanding Officers.