The outgoing Commander handed over duties of the command to his successor Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera at the Commander’s office in the Navy Headquarters before his departure. Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne rendered a distinguished service to the Navy and motherland during his naval career spanning over 37 years.
The retiring senior officer was accorded a Guard of Honour in accordance with naval traditions. After the Board of Management and senior naval officers made their formal farewells, senior and junior sailors making a street line bade farewell to Admiral Ulugetenne who was sent off mounted on a decorated vehicle, amidst cheers.
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