Naviru Saviya donates one million to Ordinary Seaman in tragic death

The Sri Lanka Navy donated one million rupees to the wife of the late Ordinary Seaman PDS Sampath as death compensation under the Navy's healthcare scheme, "Naviru Saviya". The cheque was handed over at the late Seaman's residence at Meepavita, Ransagoda in Hakmana on 17th July 2015,

17 Jul 2015

Commander of the Navy pays a courtesy call on Commander of the Army

The newly appointed Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Crishanthe de Silva on 16th July 2015.

17 Jul 2015

Commander of the Navy pays a courtesy call on Chief of Defence Staff

The newly appointed Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Defence Staff Air Chief Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke at the Office of the CDS on 16th July 2015.

16 Jul 2015

Navy holds social programmes to show solidarity

In view of the assumption of duties by Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne as the new Commander of the Navy, a number of social programmes were held under his directive to show solidarity with all communities living in ethnic and religious harmony with the dawn of lasting peace to the island-nation.

15 Jul 2015

Commander of the Navy pays a courtesy call on Defence Secretary

The newly appointed Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne paid a courtesy call on the Secretary of Defence Mr. BMUD Basnayake at the Ministry of Defence on 14th July 2015.

14 Jul 2015

Commander of the Navy calls on His Excellency the President

The Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne called on His Excellency the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat on 14th July 2015.

14 Jul 2015

Commander of the Navy pays tribute to naval war heroes

The newly-appointed Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne paid tribute to naval war heroes at the Naval War Hero Memorial at the Welisara Naval Complex on 13th July 2015.

13 Jul 2015

Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne assumes duties as the 20th Commander of the Navy

His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, has been pleased to appoint Rear Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, WV, RWP & Bar, RSP, USP, ndc, psn, as the new Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy and promote him to the 3-star rank of Vice Admiral with effect from 11th July 2015.

11 Jul 2015

Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera promoted to the rank of Admiral

The President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena has been pleased to promote the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera to the rank of Admiral with effect from 09th July 2015.

10 Jul 2015

Chief of Defence Staff pays a courtesy call on Commander of the Navy

The newly-appointed Chief of Defence Staff Air Chief Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera at the Naval Headquarters on 07th July 2015.

07 Jul 2015