Local News Update: Rear Admiral Senarath Wijesooriya assumed duties as Commander Southeastern Naval Area on 16th December 2019.
Accordingly, Rear Admiral Noel Kalubowila who previously held office as Commander Southeastern Naval Area formally handed over the duties to his successor at the Area Commander’s Office at SLNS Mahanaga. Previously, Rear Admiral Wijesooriya held office as Director Naval Welfare of the Sri Lanka Navy.
Meanwhile, Rear Admiral Kalubowila is expected to assume duties as Commander Volunteer Naval Force. The outgoing senior officer was also accorded a special Guard of Honour before he left the Southeastern Naval Commandant, amidst the wishes of fellow naval officers.