Sudarshana Pathirana appointed new SLAF Commander

2020-10-30 at 09:41

Sri Lanka Air Force Chief of Staff Air Vice Marshall Sudarshana Pathirana has been appointed the 18th Commander of the Air Force.

Speaking to NewsRadio SLAF Media Spokesman Group Captain Dushan Wijesinghe said the letter of appointment was handed over to Air Vice Marshall Pathirana by the Head of State yesterday.

However the appointment will come into effect on the 2nd of November.

Accordingly Sudarshana Pathirana will be promoted to Air Marshall and assume duties as the new Commander of the Air Force.