Air Chief Marshal Kolitha Gunathilaka appointed Chief of Defence
Air Marshal Gagan Bulathsinhala Air Force
President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed Air
Chief Marshal Kolitha Gunathilaka as the new Chief of Defence Staff
and Air Marshal Gagan Bulathsinhala as the new Air Force Commander.
The President handed over the letters of
appointment to the new officers today (15) at the Presidential
Mr. Kolitha Gunathilaka joined the Sri Lanka Air
Force as a Cadet Officer in 1980. He received his education from
St.Thomas College Bandarawela and Royal College in Colombo. He also
has served as the 14th Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force since
Mr. Gagan Bulathsinhala joined the Sri Lanka Air
Force in 1981 as a Cadet Officer. He received his education from
Nalanda College in Colombo. From today he will resume his duties as
the 15th Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force.
Courtesy : President Media Unit