The newly appointed Navy Commander Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera paid a courtesy call on the State Minister of Defence Hon. Premitha Bandara Tennakoon at the State Ministry of Defence in Colombo today (30 Dec).
The State Minister and the Navy Chief had a cordial discussion during the meeting.
State Minister Tennakoon extended his best wishes to Vice Admiral Perera for all his future endeavours in his new position.
Ensuing the meeting, the State Minister and Navy Commander exchanged mementoes to mark the occasion.
Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera was appointed as the 25th Navy Commander by Hon. President Ranil Wickremesinghe on 18th December this year.
Senior Assistant Secretary – Defence Harsha Withanarachchi was also present at the occasion.