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Sri Lankan Vice Admiral visits Naval Headquarters.

Islamabad -- Visiting Vice Admiral DWAS Dissanayake, Commander Sri Lanka Navy accompanied by his wife, Friday visited Naval Headquarters. Upon his arrival he was Navy was received by Chief of the Naval Staff.

A smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Navy, clad in ceremonial dress, presented him the Guard of Honour.

The visiting dignitary was then introduced to Principal Staff Officers (PSOs) at Naval Headquarters.

Later, Vice Admiral DWAS Dissanayake, called on Chief of the Naval Staff in his office, where he held detailed discussions on professional matters with his counterpart.

A comprehensive brief on PN Role in Regional Maritime Security Situation and Operational developments was also given to the visiting dignitary.

The visiting dignitary is on a second leg of his tour and had earlier visited PN units and installations at Karachi and Lahore.

The Vice Admiral DWAS Dissanayake joined Sri Lanka Navy in 1977. Besides commanding the Sri Lanka Navy, he has had the privilege to hold a number of Command and Staff appointments.

He was also made Chief of Staff (Navy) in recognition of his invaluable contributions towards eliminating terrorism from the Motherland.

The Admiral is a distinguished alumnus of the National Defence University, Washington D.C and Asia Pacific Center for Security Studies, Hawaii, and USA. He is graduate of National Defence College, New Delhi, India and recipient of Master in Philosophy in Defence and Strategic Studies.
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Publication:The Frontier Star (Northwest Frontier Province, Pakistan)
Date:Jun 16, 2012
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