Former Army Commander Daya Ratnayake has been appointed the Chairman of the Sri Lanka Ports Authority.
Ratnayake served as the Commander of the Army when President Gotabhaya Rajapaksa was the Defence Ministry Secretary under the previous administration. Ratnayake will now serve under Minsiter of Ports and Highways Johnston Fernando.
Ratnayake is a past pupil of Maliyadeva College, Kurunegala.
He followed the Commando Officers Course, Infantry Young Officers Course, Battalion Support Weapon Course, Junior Command and Senior Command Courses in India, Governance and Management of Defence Course at Cranfield University, UK, Higher Level Security Studies Diploma Course and Advanced Communication Skills Course in Asia-Pacific Centre for Security Studies in