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Navy commander’s service extended by six months

22 February 2017 11:58 am - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


The service of Navy Commander Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne has been extended by six months by President Maithripala Sirisena.

He was appointed the 20th Navy Commander on July 2015 and his term of office was to be expired tomorrow.

Vice Admiral Wijegunaratne joined the Navy on November 1, 1980. He is a past student of Royal College in Colombo. (DS)

  Comments - 7

  • Upali Wednesday, 22 February 2017 12:51 PM

    Well done! He deserves that. Its he who earned millions from Avenguard/ marine security when it was taken over.

    Shelly. Wednesday, 22 February 2017 02:13 PM

    Everyone educated or not holding big posts or not associations or single religious leaders or laymen should at least now understand who is the Executive President of SL. TIME to fall in line before too late. via DM Android App

    sene Wednesday, 22 February 2017 04:02 PM

    He deserves much more, we need more of his caliber who can accomplish tasks fearlessly.

    lolla Wednesday, 22 February 2017 04:56 PM

    Can he do some excersise to be trim

    Senewi Wednesday, 22 February 2017 05:27 PM

    May be a gift for attacking journalist on the Human Rights day

    JAN Wednesday, 22 February 2017 06:08 PM

    Fantastic Definitely He deserves that what he has done for the Navy we all wish him Well Done via DM Android App

    Premalal Thursday, 23 February 2017 06:38 AM

    All I know about him is that he bashed up an unarmed journalist. In any other country which is not a banana republic,where would he be?

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