Outgoing CDS meets State Defence Minister

The outgoing Chief of Defence Staff, General Crisanthe De Silva paid a farewell call on the State Minister of Defence Ruwan Wijewardene at the Ministry yesterday (21st Aug.).

A cordial discussion was held between the outgoing CDS and the State Minister during the meeting. Mementos were also exchanged to mark the occasion.


General Crisanthe De Silva assumed duty as the 21st Army Commander on 22nd February 2015 before assuming duties as the fifth Chief of Defence Staff.