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Major General Priyantha Perera appointed as new Army Chief of Staff

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Major General Priyantha Perera has been appointed as the new Chief of Staff of the Army with effect from July 17.

He has been appointed by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa under the recommendation of Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, General Shavendra Silva.

Major General Perera is the Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna and also served a number of key appointments as the Commander, Security Forces - Wanni, General Officer Commanding, 59 Division, overlooking General Officer Commanding, 51 Division, 513 Brigade Commander, Commander, 144 Brigade as the Officer responsible for security, health and safety of the new Defence Headquarters complex at Sri Jayawardenepura and a few more offices.

He is also the Colonel Commandant of the Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps.

Major General Perera, a proud product of Isipathana College, Colombo , joined the Sri Lanka Army on 2nd June 1986 as an Officer Cadet to the Regular Intake - 24.

After completing basic training at Kotalawala Defence Academy and Sri Lanka Military Academy, he was selected to follow the Officer Training Course at Officers’ Training School (OTS) - Mangla, Pakistan and Officer Weapon and Young Officers Course at the School of Infantry and Tactics - Quetta Pakistan respectively. Then he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant and posted to 4th Battalion the Gemunu Watch on 18 May 1987.
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  • Punchi Banda Friday, 16 July 2021 09:36 AM

    Is he on the US watch list like his superior Shavendra Silva for war crimes he did not commit

    Indunil Friday, 16 July 2021 12:37 PM

    Hail Gota who shows he has a spine.


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