Commencing the activities of the Year 2014 on an auspicious note, personnel of the Sri Lanka Navy pledged their commitment to preservation of hard-won peace and nation building. They made this pledge when they took the oath of allegiance to public service on 01st January 2014 at a ceremony presided over by the Commander of the Navy at the Naval Headquarters.
Addressing the Naval personnel, the Commander of the Navy wished all a happy and prosperous new year and commended the service they had rendered in the past year fulfilling the country’s aspirations.
Under the guidance of the Commander in Chief of Security Forces and His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapaksha and the Secretary of Defence & Urban Development, the Navy played a pivotal role in ushering in sustainable peace to the Motherland, said the Navy Commander. Today, it renders its fullest assistance to the country’s development. All Naval personnel therefore, he emphasized, has to perform their duties with commitment and dedication to carry out that onerous task.