03rd September 2018 18:58:40 Hours
Brigadier A. L. P. S Tillekerathna, the new Director of the Directorate of Overseas Operations assumed duties on Tuesday (28) during a simple ceremony.
He succeeds the first Director General at the newly-founded Directorate of Overseas Operations, Major General M. M. S Perera who is expected to retire from the service in the near future.
On arrival at his office, the new Director symbolizing the authority of the new office placed his signature for a formal document after lighting the traditional oil lamp, amidst religious observances.
A troop address that followed paved the way for him to attend an all-rank tea bringing the day's programmes to an end.
All Officers and Other Ranks in the Directorate of Overseas Operations attended the occasion.