Rear Admiral Ulugetenne new Chief of Staff of Navy
Rear Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne was appointed as the new Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Navy by President Maithripala Sirisena.
Navy Commander, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva presented the letter of appointment of the new position to Rear Admiral Ulugetenne.
Rear Admiral 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.
He received his basic training at the Naval and Maritime Academy, Trincomalee and on completion of two years of successful training, he was commissioned as an Acting Sub Lieutenant on January 05 1987.
During his naval career Rear Admiral 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.