General Shavendra Silva appointed Chief of Defence Staff

Acting Chief of Defence Staff General Shavendra Silva was appointed today as the new Chief of Defence Staff.

He will take office with effect from tomorrow (June 01).

The official letter in the regard was handed over to him by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the President’s House, Colombo, today (31).

Former Army Commander and Acting Chief of Defence Staff General Shavendra Silva has been appointed as the new Chief of Defence Staff following the relinquishment of his office as the Army Commander today (31). (Colombo Gazette)