Colombage appointed Additional Secretary to President for Foreign Relations

18 December 2019 05:22 pm - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has appointed Admiral Prof. Jayanath Colombage to the post of Additional Secretary to the President for Foreign Relations, Presidential Media Unit said.

He served the Sri Lanka Navy for a period of 36 years and retired as the Commander of the Navy on 01 July 2014. 

Admiral has represented the Pathfinder Foundation and Sri Lanka in many bi-lateral, regional and international fora, presenting papers, participating in panel discussions and chairing sessions on international politics, strategic and maritime security related fields.

Admiral Prof. Colombage holds a PhD from General Sir John Kotalawela University, Master of Science in Defence and Strategic Studies from Madras University and Master of Arts in International Studies from Kings College, London. 

  Comments - 2

  • Nirmal Wednesday, 18 December 2019 07:37 PM

    A very pertinent move to appoint someone with knowledge

    Wiseman Wednesday, 18 December 2019 09:36 PM

    And an old boy of St. Sylvester College, Kandy. Congratulations Sir!

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