As part of the Sri Lanka Navy welfare initiative to grant interest free loans of Rs. 500,000 for navy personnel, under a concept of Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, another batch of 100 senior sailors were granted interest free loans at a function held at Naval Headquarters’ Admiral Somathilaka Dissanayaka Auditorium today (31).
Aiming the upcoming Sinhala and Hindu New Year festival, the 11th stage of granting interest free loans was concluded on grand scale under the patronage of the Commander of Navy. The beneficiaries of the loan scheme were selected in accordance with their seniority. Chief of Staff of the Navy, Rear Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe, Director Generals, Senior Officers and senior sailors were also present on the occasion.