The newly constructed main entrance of the naval base SLNS Mahasen in Welisara was declared open by the Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne yesterday (09th July).
The construction work of the new entrance, carried out under the directives and close supervision of the Commanding Officer of the establishment, Captain Ruwan Hettiarachchi, was completed within a short period of time, making an attractive contrast with a modern setting. Manpower of Navy Civil Engineers and base’s naval personnel has been utilized for the project. Meanwhile, the Commanding Officer awarded commendation letters to those who involved in construction work, in recognition of their efforts. The occasion was also attended by the Naval Officer in Charge (Welisara) and Commanding Officer SLNS Gemunu, Commodore Ranjith Premarathna and a host of officers attached to the Western Naval Command.