Air Force Spokesman Group Captain Ajantha Silva, who is also the Staff Officer to the Air Force Commander, has been appointed as the Defence Attaché of the Sri Lanka High Commission in Pakistan with effect from December 15.
Group Captain Silva served as the Spokesman and the Staff Officer of the Air Force under two Commanders ? Air Force Commander Donald Perera and the current Commander Roshan Goonetilake.
Captain Silva, who joined the Air Force in 1981, followed several courses overseas including in the United States, India and China. As Flight Engineer of the No 2 Squadron (Fixed Wing) Captain Silva was a part of virtually all military operations in the country.
Wing Commander Andy Wijesuriya is to succeed Captain Silva as the new Air Force Spokesman.