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Rear Admiral Ranasinghe new Navy Chief

25 October 2017 11:46 am - 11     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


Rear Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe has been appointed as the new Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy with effect from tomorrow (26), President’s Media Division said.

The term of office of Navy Commander Vice Admiral Travis Sinniah, who turned 55 on September 26, had only been extended by one month by President Maithripala Sirisena and to be ended today.

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  • Sharon Wednesday, 25 October 2017 12:44 PM

    How long did Travis hold the position?

    Rajith Bule Wednesday, 25 October 2017 12:55 PM

    Heartiest congrts Sir !! Very well deserved post.This is the expectation of all Officers and Gentlemen in white/blue uniformMay the blessings of triple gem showers be with you to be in the helm of this prestigious organization. !!

    De Silva Wednesday, 25 October 2017 12:59 PM

    Government preaching reconciliation had given the former commander Sinniah only a months extension after serving only a few months at the top where as previous people were given atleast one years service extension. What a sorry state of affairs ????

    Brainmaster Wednesday, 25 October 2017 01:11 PM

    And how old is this new Commander Looks also like 55. via DM Android App

    FAST FORWARD Wednesday, 25 October 2017 01:24 PM

    Be quick in approvals for purchases - to avoid quick exit

    sach Wednesday, 25 October 2017 01:57 PM

    weapons business

    Gune Wednesday, 25 October 2017 02:04 PM

    Oh dear what happened to Travis?Now that the Nobel Peace Prize did not come Sri Lanka's way, MS decides to change the Naval head.

    Duminda Wednesday, 25 October 2017 02:49 PM

    Old vessel not approved for purchasing...

    kaboos Wednesday, 25 October 2017 02:05 PM

    Its like elders home

    BuffaloaCitizen Wednesday, 25 October 2017 02:55 PM

    Ha Ha good one.

    Kadiya Thursday, 26 October 2017 01:06 PM

    For how long? Just when he gest settled down to business it'd time for him to go!!!

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