10th October 2022 16:28:52 Hours
The newly appointed Chief of Staff of Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS), Major General S R B Aluvihare RWP RSP ndu psc assumed his office this morning (10 October 2022) during a brief ceremony.
After religious observances, the newly-appointed Chief of Staff singed on an official document, to symbolize the acceptance of his new office. The senior officer was performing duties as the Director General General Staff of OCDS prior to taking over the new office.
The Chief of Defence Staff, General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc MPhil conveyed his best wishes to the newly appointed Chief of Staff to perform his duties for the betterment of the office and Tri Services of the motherland. Tri Service senior officers, officers and Other Ranks also joined the occasion wishing him for future endeavours.