Indian Defence Advisor & Polish Defence Attaché call on the Commander of the Navy

The Defence Advisor of the Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka, Captain Prakash Gopalan and the Defence, Military, Naval and Air Attaché of Poland to Sri Lanka Colonel Slawomir Koltun called on the Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne to pay their courtesies at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 22nd July 2015.

22 Jul 2015

New Chief of Staff commences duties

Rear Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe, who was appointed as the Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Navy by His Excellency the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Maithripala Sirisena, commenced duties on 22nd July 2015 at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo amidst the blessings of Maha Sangha.

22 Jul 2015

One-day workshop on “Vehicle Emission Testing and its Importance”

The Directorate of Engineering of the Sri Lanka Navy organized a one-day workshop on “Vehicle Emission Testing and its Importance” at the Admiral Somathilake Dissanayake Auditorium of SLNS Parakrama in Colombo on 21st July 2015.

22 Jul 2015

Commander of the Navy pays a courtesy call on Commander of the Air Force

The newly appointed Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Air Force Air Marshal Gagan Bulathsinghala on 22nd July 2015.

22 Jul 2015

Naval Academy introduces Unifight; the latest sport fixture to the country

Introducing a new sport discipline in Sri Lanka named ‘Unifight’ or ‘Universal Fight’, a tournament was held at the gymnasium of the Naval and Maritime Academy (NMA) Trincomalee on 18th July 2015 under the guidance of the President of the Unifight Federation in Sri Lanka and Commandant of the NMA, Commodore YN Jayarathna.

21 Jul 2015

Commander of the Navy pays homage to Sacred Tooth Relic and calls on Mahanayakes of Malwatte and Asgiriya Chapters to receive blessings

The Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne paid homage to the Sacred Tooth Relic at the Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy on 20th July 2015 and called on the Mahanayakes of the Malwatte and the Asgiriya Chapters to receive blessings on his new appointment.

21 Jul 2015

Commander of the Navy awards Letters of Commendation to naval personnel for their contribution to the national efforts in eradication of drug menace

The Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne awarded Letters of Commendation to naval personnel in recognition of their exceptional performance in apprehending one of the largest hauls of cannabis (Keral Ganja) in the seas off Thalaimannar.

20 Jul 2015

Secretary of Defence visits Nagadeepa

The Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. BMUD Basnayake paid homage to the Nagadeepa Raja Maha Viharaya on 19th July 2015 during his official visit to the Jaffna peninsula.

20 Jul 2015

Two Japanese naval ships arrive at the Port of Colombo

Two Japanese naval ships, "Akizuki" and "Sawagiri", arrived at the Port of Colombo on a goodwill and supply visit on 19th July 2015.

19 Jul 2015

Rear Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe assumes duties as the new Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Navy

His Excellency the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, appointed Rear Admiral SS Ranasinghe, WWV, RWP, USP, ndc, psc as the new Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Navy with effect from 11th July 2015.

18 Jul 2015