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31 Mar 2016

Rear Admiral Palitha Weerasinghe bids farewell to 34-year-long illustrious naval career

The Director General Engineering, Rear Admiral Palitha Weerasinghe bade farewell to his illustrious naval career, which spanned over 34 years, today (31). According to the naval traditions he was accorded with a guard of honour and fellow naval officers accompanied him to the portals of Naval Headquarters in a customary “vehicle fleet”.

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31 Mar 2016

Navy arrests 7 persons engaged in illegal harvesting of sea cucumbers
 

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Thammanna in North Central Naval Command attested 7 persons along with a haul of 40 kg of Sea Cucumbers, harvested illegally in the North of Irukkulampiddi in Mannar on 30th March 2016.

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30 Mar 2016

Western Naval Command conducts a field medical clinic in Handala
 

The Western Naval Command conducted a field medical clinic at the United Community Centre on 25th March 2016.

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30 Mar 2016

Navy kayaking expedition team reached Trincomalee

Launched at Karainagar Island on 19th February 2016, the navy’s kayaking expedition to circumnavigate the Island, reached Trincomalee Harbour at 1100hrs on 26th March 2016 completing 1010 km arduous and exhausting paddling through waters of Western, Southern and most of Eastern seaboard.

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28 Mar 2016

Navy organizes friendly sporting events for the crew of USS Blue Ridge
 

The Sri Lanka Navy organized a series of friendly sporting events for the ship crew of USS Blue Ridge which arrived in Sri Lanka on 26th March, to strengthen the relationship among the naval personnel of two navies.

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28 Mar 2016

His Excellency the President visits US Navy’s 7th Fleet Flag Ship “USS Blue Ridge”
 

His Excellency the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Maithripala Sirisena on visited “USS Blue Ridge”, in the port of Colombo today (28).

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28 Mar 2016

Navy arrests thirty three local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing
 

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Buwaneka in North Central Naval Command arrested 33 persons along with illegally caught approximately 1500 sea cucumbers, 3 fishing dhows and a FGD in the general area of Anthonipuram on 26th March 2016.

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28 Mar 2016

Sri Lanka Defence delegation visits Goa Shipyards Ltd in India to inspect the AOPV's being built for Sri Lanka Navy

Whilst on tour to attend the Defence Expo 2016 in Goa, India the State Minister of Defence, Hon Ruwan Wijayawardena and Secretary Defence Eng.

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26 Mar 2016

US Naval Ship “Blue Ridge” arrives at the Port of Colombo

The US Navy’s 7th fleet flag ship "Blue Ridge" arrives at the port of Colombo today (26) on a goodwill visit.

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26 Mar 2016

Navy arrests three local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing
 

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Buwaneka in North Central Naval Command arrested a person along with illegally caught 30 kg of sea cucumbers and a fishing dhow in the general area of Kiranchi in Kilinochchi on 25th March 2016.

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