Dec 07, 2021

New Army Chief of Staff appointed

Major General Vikum Liyanage has been appointed as the 59th Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army, with effect from today (07).

The appointment was made by President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on the recommendations of Army Commander General Shavendra Silva and the Defence Ministry.

He succeeds Maj. Gen. Priyantha Perera, the 58th Chief of Staff of the Army who just retired from the service.