10th October 2022 16:25:10 Hours
Major General Udaya Kumara RSP USP USAWC psc assumed duties as the new Director General General Staff of Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) upon religious observances.
Symbolizing the acceptance of new office, Major General Udaya Kumara placed his signature on an official document at an auspicious time. The newly-appointed Director General General Staff (DGGS) served as the General Officer Commanding 51 Division prior to taking over the new office at OCDS.
Major General Udaya Kumara replaced Major General Rohitha Aluvihare who was newly appointed as the Chief of Staff of OCDS.
General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc MPhil, The Chief of Defence Staff extended his congratulations and best wishes to the newly appointed DGGS. Tri Service senior officers, officers and Other Ranks joined the occasion.