Rear Admiral Priyantha Perera assumes duties as Commander Northern Naval Area

Rear Admiral Priyantha Perera assumed duties as the Commander Northern Naval Area at the Command Headquarters today (30th April 2021).

He held office as Commander Southern Naval Area prior taking over the command of Northern Naval Area. The incoming Area Commander was received to the Northern Naval Command according him a Guard of Honour in compliance with time honoured naval traditions. Thereupon, the Deputy Area Commander, Commodore JP Premarathna who oversaw duties as Acting Commander Northern Naval Area formally handed over the duties to Rear Admiral Priyantha Perera.