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Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera promoted to the rank of Admiral

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.

Courtesy: Navy Media

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