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New Navy Chief of Staff appointed

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Real Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne has been appointed the new Chief of the Staff of Sri Lanka Navy by President Maithripala Sirisena.

During his naval career, Rear Admiral Ulugetenne has held many sea and ashore appointments and commanded a wide range of ships and craft including long Patrol Boat, Fast Attack Craft, Landing Craft, Fast Gun and Fast Missile Vessel, the Navy said.

The Real Admiral joined the Sri Lanka Navy in 1985 as an Officer Cadet and has been awarded the “Rana Sura Padakkama” twice in his career.