Oct 30, 2020

New Air Force commander appointed

Air Vice-Marshal Sudarshana Karagoda Pathirana has been appointed as the new Commander of Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF).

The appointment, made by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa will come into effect from Nov. 02, SLAF media said.

He is to succeed Air Marshal Sumangala Dias who is to retire from active service on completion of a 36 year-long Air-Force career.