Commodore Janaka Nissanka, RWP, RSP, USP, ndc, nswc, MSc (NS&WS) has been appointed as the Deputy Director General of Sri Lanka Coast Guard with effect from 21st September 2021. Accordingly, former Deputy Director General Commodore Asanga Ranasuriya, RSP & Bar, USP, psc, MSc officially handed over the duties of the position to the new Deputy Director General at the Coast Guard Headquarters.
Commodore Janaka Nissanka joined the Sri Lanka Navy as an Officer Cadet of the 19th Intake in 1989 and has an illustrious career spanning over 32 years. Prior to being appointed as the Deputy Director General SLCG, Commodore Janaka Nissanka had been serving as the Deputy Area Commander - Eastern Naval Area of the Sri Lanka Navy.
Meanwhile Commodore Asanga Ranasuriya has been appointed as the Deputy Area Commander – South Eastern Naval Area of the Sri Lanka Navy.