Jul 15, 2020

Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne appointed as new Navy Commander

Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenna was today appointed as the new Navy Commander.

Ulugetenne earlier served as the Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Navy.

Ulugetenne who was an old boy of the Royal College, joined the Sri Lanka Navy in the Executive Branch, as an Officer Cadet of the 13th Intake at the Naval and Maritime Academy in 1985.

During his naval career Ulugetenne held a number of Sea and Ashore appointments and commanded a wide range of ships and craft including Long Patrol Boat, Fast Attack Craft, Landing Craft, Fast Gun and Fast Missile Vessel.