The newly appointed Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Hemasiri Fernando assumed duties during a ceremony held at the Ministry, today.
Hemasiri Fernando was appointed as the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence by the President yesterday.
Chief of Defence Staff, Tri Forces Commanders, IGP, senior Ministry officials, heads of institutions under the purview of the Ministry and members of the staff were also present at the ceremony.
Fernando is also the Chief of Staff of the President. (Colombo Gazette)