NEWLY APPOINTED AIR FORCE COMMANDER CALLS ON PRESIDENT | Daily News

NEWLY APPOINTED AIR FORCE COMMANDER CALLS ON PRESIDENT

The newly appointed Commander of Sri Lanka Air Force Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana called on President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat yesterday morning (4). Air Marshal Pathirana is the 18th Commander of Sri Lanka Air Force. He is an officer who has shown prowess flying fighter jets in the fight against separatist terrorism. Air Marshal Pathirana also served as a pilot flying the Super Sonic F7 in 1990, Kfir jets in 1995 and was also the Commander of the Kfir Jet Squadron. Following the tradition the Commander paid a courtesy call on the President after assuming duties and presented a memento. Picture courtesy President’s Media Division