07th October 2021 20:56:49 Hours
Major General DMAP Dissanayake RWP RSP USP ndu IG of the Sri Lanka Artillery Regiment took over duties on 04th October 2021 as the 14th Chief of Staff at the Office of the Chief Defence Staff.
Amid religious observances, the newly-appointed Chief of Staff signed an official document to symbolize the acceptance of the new office.
He succeeded Major General Priyantha Gamage RWP RSP ndu who was recently appointed as the Quarter Master General at Army Headquarters.
Prior to taking over duties in the new appointment, he served as the General Officer Commanding of the 66 Division which is under Security Force Headquarters Mullaitivu.