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Published on - 9/24/2005

New Navy Chief pays courtesy calls on CDS &; Army Commander

New Navy Chief, Vice Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda on Thursday (15) paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Admiral Daya Sandagiri, in his office at the Joint Operations Headquarters (JOH) premises in Colombo.

Both CDS and Navy Commander Vice Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda exchanged mementos before Vice Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda left for Air Force Headquarters to meet the Air Force Commander.

Afterwards, the new Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Wasantha Karannagoda called on Lieutenant General S.H.S. Kottegoda, Commander of the Army in his office at Army Headquarters (AHQ) Colombo.

Major General N. Wijesinghe, Quarter Master General, received the Navy Chief on his arrival and led him to the dais where he was accorded a Guard of Honour by Sri Lanka Artillery after the inspection of Guard Turn- Out. Major General Sarath Fonseka, Chief of Staff, Major General W.U.B. Edirisinghe, Adjutant General and Major General M.A.M. Pieris, Master General Ordinance were there on the occasion to congratulate the visiting Navy Chief.

Exchange of mementos also took place before the Navy Commander left the Army Headquarters.