Major General (Rtd.) G. A. Chandrasiri RWP USP VSV NDC PSC appointed as the Chairman of the Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Limited.
December 23, 2019
Major General (Rtd.) G. A. Chandrasiri RWP USP VSV NDC PSC was appointed as the Chairman of the Airport and Aviation Services (Sri Lanka) Limited and the newly appointed Chairman assumed duties on 18th of December 2019.
Major General G. A. Chandrasiri served as the Governor of the Northern Province during the period of July, 2009 to January, 2015. His dedicated and committed service during the five and a half years of office assisted immensely in the rebuilding of the war ravaged Northern Province.
During his illustrious military career of 35 years, he had held a number of key Command and Staff appointments in the Army. Being a product of the elite Cavalry Arm of the Army, he commanded the prestigious Armoured Brigade from 1997 to 1999. He commanded two Infantry divisions in the North prior to becoming the Commander of the important Security Forces Headquarters in Jaffna from 2005 to 2009. He was also privileged to hold the post of Director General at the Joint Operations Headquarters. At the final stage of his career, he was appointed as the Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army. In addition to his duties as the Chief of Staff, he functioned as the Competent Authority of the Northern Province for the administration of IDPs unit his retirement in July 2009. In recognition of his service he had been awarded with number of medals and decorations including RWP VSV and USP.