Rear Admiral Sumith Weerasinghe takes over duties as Chief of Staff of the Navy

Rear Admiral Sumith Weerasinghe was appointed as the Chief of Staff of Sri Lanka Navy with effect from 15th January 2021, by the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, His Excellency Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

Accordingly, the newly appointed Chief of Staff of the Navy officially assumed office, after a simple ceremony held giving prominence to religious rites, at the Navy Headquarters this morning (16th January 2021).

His beloved wife Mrs. Kumari Weerasinghe and two sons Hasaru and Chamath Weerasinghe were also present on this special occasion.