Major Genral Shavendra Silva appointed new Army Chief

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Major General Shavendra Silva has been appointed as the 23rd Commander of the Sri Lanka Army today (19).

Accordingly, he has received his letter of appointment from President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat.

Joined the Sri Lanka Army as a Cadet Officer in 1984, Major General Silva held the position of Chief of Staff of Sri Lanka Army prior to this appointment.

Secretary to the President Udaya R. Seneviratne, Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Major Gen. Shantha Kottegoda were among the gathering.