Thursday, 10 January 2019 06:14

Major General Shavendra Silva appointed Army CoS

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Major General Shavendra Silva has been appointed as the new Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army. Major General Shavendra Silva is the 53rd Chief of Staff of the Army.

According to the Army, he currently serves as the Adjutant General of the Army.

Major Gen. Silva was the former Director of Operations of the Army and the General Commanding Officer of the 58th Division during the war.

He has received some of the highest medals in the Sri Lankan Armed Forces, which includes the Weera Wickrama Vibhushanaya, Rana Wickrama Padakkama, Uttama Seva Padakkama and the Rana Sura Padakkama at once, a first in the Sri Lankan military history. He was the youngest promoted as a commanding officer.

(Ceylon Today)

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