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New Vice Chancellor for Kotelawala Defence University

An eminent senior officer of the Army, Major General Milinda Peiris RWP RSP USP LOM ndcpsc MPhil(Ind) PGDM assumed duties as the new Vice Chancellor of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University recently.
A colourful and grand parade of honour was held to welcome the newly appointed Vice Chancellor. Rector of Southern Campus, Brigadier Adeepa Thilakarathne; Deputy Vice Chancellor (Defence and Admin), Brigadier Nanda Hathurusinghe; Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic), Senior Professor Jayantha Ariyarathne; Deans; Officers of the Tri-Forces; academic and non-academic staff members of KDU; cadet officers and day-scholars participated.
Major General Milinda Peiris has been appointed as Vice Chancellor of KDU for second occasion. On his previous tenure as Vice Chancellor of KDU from December 28, 2008 to February 18, 2016, he was instrumental in transforming KDU to be a well-recognized university in the region.

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