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New Southeastern Naval Area Acting Commander assumes duties

Commodore Jayantha Gamage signing the official documents.
Commodore Jayantha Gamage signing the official documents.

Commodore Jayantha Gamage assumed duties as the Acting Commander of the Southeastern Naval Area at the Command Headquarters on Tuesday, the Navy stated in a press release.

The new Acting Area Commander was received at the Southeastern Naval Command in accordance with Naval traditions before he assumed duties, the statement read.

Meanwhile, Rear Admiral Senarath Wijesooriya, the former Commander Southeastern Naval Area, was accorded a Guard of Honour prior to his departure from the Command. He is to assume command as Commander of the Northern Naval Area soon, the Navy stated.

Deputy Area Commander, heads of departments, and a group of officers also participated in the event, the statement added.