Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera promoted to
the rank of Admiral
The President of the Democratic Socialist Republic
of Sri Lanka and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces His
Excellency Maithripala Sirisena has been pleased to promote
Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera to the
rank of Admiral with effect from 09th July 2015.
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 01st July 2014.