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President confers Vishista Sewa Vibushanaya (VSV) medals

President confers Vishista Sewa Vibushanaya (VSV) medals

President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces Maithripala Sirisena conferred 32 Vishista Sewa Vibushanaya (VSV) medals on armed service personnel during a ceremony held at the Presidential Secretariat today (08th Thursday, October 2015).

State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene and Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarchchi were also present at the occasion.

The Vishista Sewa Vibushanaya (VSV) is awarded to senior officers of the regular forces of the tri-forces in recognition of their exceptional, distinguished and loyal service. The recipient will be entitled to use the VSV as post - nominal letters.

Tri forces commanders, retired and serving senior tri forces officers were among the 32 VSV awardees.

President's Secretary, senior officers of the tri forces and spouses of VSV recipients were also present at the ceremony.

The VSV recipients

Army

Lieutenant General A.W.J.C de Silva RWP USP ndu psc

Major General MP Peiris RWP RSP USP ndc psc

Major General SWL Daulagala RSP USP ndu

Major General NAJC Dias WWV RWP RSP USP ndc

Major General UAB Medawela RSP USP ndu psc

Major General HCP Goonetilleke RSP USP ndc psc

Major General N Udawatta WWV RSP USP ndc psc

Major General LN Wickramasuriya RSP USP ndu psc

Major General NJ Walgama RSP USP ndu psc

Major General GVDUA Perera RWP RSP USP USAWC psc

Major General KJ Alwis RWP RSP USP ndu psc

Major General KADA Karunasekara RSP USP ndu psc

Major General MAM Dias RWP RSP USP psc

Retired

General RMD Ratnayake (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP USP ndu psc

Major General EP de Z Abeysekera (Rtd) USP

Major General SAPP Samarasinghe (Rtd) RSP USP psc

Major General LBR Mark (Rtd) RSP USP ndu

Major General JC Rambukpotha (Rtd) RSP USP ndc psc IG

Major General VUB Nanayakkara (Rtd) USP ndu Hdmc

Spouse of late Major General KJ Wijetilleke RWP USP ndc psc Posthumously accepted the decoration

Navy

Vice Admiral RC Wijegunaratna WV RWP & Bar RSP USP ndc psn

Surgeon Rear Admiral L Ekanayake USP

Rear Admiral (CE) WS Jayasinghe USP

Rear Admiral (RNR) KJCS Fernando RSP USP psc

Retired

Rear Admiral DS Udawatte RSP & Bar USP ndc NWC

Rear Admiral AR Amarasinghe RSP USP psc

Rear Admiral KR Senadheera USP

Rear Admiral PADR Perera RSP USP ndu psn

Rear Admiral S Dissanayake USP

Rear Admiral L.DKT Senaratne USP

Air Force

Air Marshal GP Bulathsinghala RWP RSP USP M Phil (Def & Strat Stu) M Sc (Def Stu) in Mgt FIM (SL) ndc psc

Retired

Air Vice Marshal PDJ Kumarasiri USP MAIAA AMRACS psc

     
 

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