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Jagath Dias

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Allegiance  Sri Lanka
Rank  Major general
Service/branch  Sri Lanka Army

Name  Jagath Dias
Years of service  1982 - present
Unit  Gajaba Regiment
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Jagath Dias is a retired Sri Lankan general and former Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army. He was the commander of the 57 Division and he was the Sri Lankan Deputy Ambassador to Germany, Switzerland and the Vatican.


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Army career

Jagath Dias was enlisted to the Army on 11 August 1980 and commissioned to the 1 Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment as a 2 Lieutenant on 27 February 1982. Afterwards he received an Inter Regimental transfer to Gajaba Regiment.

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He was promoted to the ranks of captain in 1986, major in 1994, lieutenant colonel in 1995, colonel in 2000, brigadier in 2005 and major general on 18 February 2008.

Dias, who counted 33 years of distinguished military service in the Army, has served as the Adjutant General (2012–2014), Deputy Chief of Mission to the Sri Lanka Embassy in Berlin (2009–2011), General Officer Commanding 57 Division (2007–2009), General Officer Commanding 56 Division (2006–2007), Commander 233 Brigade (2005–2006), Commandant, Infantry Training Centre, Officiating Commander for 534 Brigade (2003–2004), Officiating Inspector Infantry, Army Headquarters (2001–2003), Officiating Commander, 516 Brigade (2000–2001), Coordinating Officer Ariyalai, Officiating Commander, 551 Brigade, Commander 553 Brigade, Officiating Colonel GS, Directorate of Operations, Army Headquarters, Officiating Commandant Gajaba Regiment Regimental Headquarters, Commanding Officer, 10 Gajaba Regiment and many other appointments.


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