Navy rescues Sri Lankan fishermen in distress

The Sri Lanka Navy rescued six local fishermen onboard a multi-day fishing trawler “Suranga” drifting 405 km (225 nautical miles) East of Trincomalee due to an engine failure.

25 Aug 2015

Director of the U.S. Navy’s Strategy and Policy Division calls on Commander of the Navy

Director of the U.S. Navy’s Strategy and Policy Division (OPNAV N51), Rear Admiral William McQuilkin paid a courtesy call on Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 25th August 2015.

25 Aug 2015

Archbishop of Colombo Blesses New Navy Commander

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne paid a courtesy call on the Archbishop of Colombo, His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith on 24th August 2015 at the Archbishop’s House in Colombo in order to receive his blessing on the new appointment.

25 Aug 2015

Officials of Sri Lanka Ex-Servicemen Association call on the Commander of the Navy

The officials of Sri Lanka Ex-Servicemen’s Association called on the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 24th August 2015. The team was headed by the president of the association, Brigadier KA Gnanaweera.

25 Aug 2015

IGP extends a warm welcome to the New Commander of the Navy

As a formality of the assumption of duties as the 20th Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne paid a curtsey call on the Inspector General of Police Mr. N.K. Illangakoon, at the Police Headquarters on 24th August 2015.

24 Aug 2015

Indian NDC delegation visits Naval Headquarters

A delegation of National Defence College, New Delhi, India headed by Senior Directing Staff, Major General RPS Bhaduria, visited the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 24th August 2015.

24 Aug 2015

President makes observation tour to Naval Base in Trincomalee

His Excellency the President Mr. Maithripala Sirisena made an observation tour to Naval Base, Trincomalee on 23rd August 2015.

24 Aug 2015

Japanese Defence Attaché pays a courtesy call on the Commander of the Navy

The Defence Attaché of the Embassy of Japan in Sri Lanka, Captain Mototsugu SHIGEKAWA paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 19th August 2015.

19 Aug 2015

SLN wins a merit award at the Best Web Competition 2015

The official web site of the Sri Lanka Navy, www.navy.lk, won the merit award in the Government Category at the Best Web Competition 2015 organized by LK Domain Registry.

17 Aug 2015

Admiral Jayantha Perera has been appointed as President's Advisor on Maritime Affairs

His Excellency the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Mr. Maithripala Sirisena, has been pleased to appoint Admiral Jayantha Perera as the Presidential Advisor on Maritime Affairs with effect from 13th August 2015.

17 Aug 2015