Navy Chief Jayantha Perera promoted to the rank of Admiral
July 10, 2015 10:21 am
President Maithripala Sirisena has promoted the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera to the rank of Admiral with effect from Thursday (July 09).
Admiral Jayantha Perera has been decorated with Rana Wickrama Padakkama for gallantry and awarded with many other medals that include Vishista Seva Vibhushanaya and Utthama Seva Padakkama.
Successive Commanders of the Navy have issued him with ‘Letters of Commendation’ for his exceptional execution of duties and achievements in numerous fields.
He assumed duties as the 19th Commander of the Navy on July 01, 2014.