Chief of Staff in the Sri Lankan Army from 2008 to 2009, Deputy Chief of Staff 2007, Commander East 2006 to 2007, Colonel Commandant, Regiment of Artillery to 2004 to 2007, General Officer Commanding (GOC) 2000 to 2005. Director of Operations 1999 to 2000, Commander Artillery Brigade 1997 to 1999.
An exceptional man with exemplary achievements.
It is no simple feat to possess military experience in the frontline as well as in an administrative capacity spanning over 35 years. To be an individual that has achieved great respect and renown having etched a highly competitive and exemplary career in the SL armed forces is an accomplishment in itself.
Having garnered experience in Senior and Officer level ranks, Major General Wijesinghe has unparalleled skill from action in frontline combat to managerial/administrative duties. Due to his stellar track record he was even appointed Chief Security Consultant at The Airport and Aviation Sri Lanka (Pvt) Ltd.
Major General Nissanka possesses a wealth of knowledge in Frontline, Administrative and Logistics areas which is valuable to our team and operations.
With advanced skills in Logistical, Human Resources and Financial Management Major General Wijesinghe combines a relentless work ethic coupled with a sense of team work and professionalism.
It is no surprise then that he was awarded with the following prestigious medals of Honor; the “Vishista Seva Vibhushanaya (VSV)”, which is awarded to those with an unblemished and notable carrier for over twenty five years. The ‘Uttama Seva Padakkama’, the ‘Purna Bhumi Padakkama’, The ‘North & East Operational’ medal and the ‘Vadamarachchi Operational’ medal to name a handful of his awards.
He is a student of Kalutara Maha Vidyalaya, and excelled in and captained Cricket and Soccer while he captained the Sri Lanka Army Cricket Team and is Chairman of the Army Sports Board.