Navy assists to conduct the Iranativu church Mass
 

Marking the first Friday of the 40 day lent season, the annual mass of the Church of Our Lady of Rosary on the island of Iranativu, which is situated at six Nautical Miles west of SLNS Buwaneka in Nachchikuda, was successfully conducted with the assistance of the naval personnel of SLNS Buwaneka on 12th February 2016.

16 Feb 2016

Iranian Ambassador calls on Commander of the Navy

The Iranian Ambassador to Sri Lanka, His Excellency Mr. Mohammad Zaeri Amirani called on the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 15th February 2016.

15 Feb 2016

US Defence Attaché calls on Commander of the Navy
 

Defence Attaché of the Embassy of the United States of America, Lieutenant Colonel Robert Ross called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 15th February 2016.

15 Feb 2016

Commander of the Navy bestows the recuperation centre on the Maha Sangha

The Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne bestowed the newly constructed recuperation centre at the Makuluwa Sri Buddhasinharamaya on the Maha Sangha on 14th February 2016 at the invitation of the Deputy Adhikarana Sanga Nayake of Dakshina Lanka and Chief Incumbent of the temple, the Most Venerable Dr. Keradewala Punnarathana Thera.

14 Feb 2016

Navy arrests seventeen local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing

Naval personnel attached to Rapid Action Boat Squadron (RABS) Headquarters in Kalpitiya arrested seventeen local fishermen with 5 FGDs engaged in illegal fishing using a banned fishing nets in the Uchchamuniya and Kimbulbokka sea areas on 13th February 2016.

14 Feb 2016

Two Royal Oamni Navy ships arrive at the Port of Colombo
 

Two Royal Omani Navy Ships, ‘Al Shamikh’ and ‘Al Seeb’ arrived at the Port of Colombo on 12th February 2016 on a goodwill and replenishment visit.

12 Feb 2016

South African Navy ship ‘Spioenkop’ arrives at the Port of Colombo
 

The South African Navy Ship ‘Spioenkop’ arrived at the Port of Colombo on 12th February 2016 on a goodwill visit.

12 Feb 2016

Twelve Indian fishermen arrested for poaching in Sri Lankan waters
 

Sri Lanka Navy assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to arrest twelve Indian fishermen along with two fishing trawlers poaching in Sri Lankan waters North-West of Thalaimannar on 10th February 2016.

11 Feb 2016

Navy arrests seven persons engaged in illegal fishing
 

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Buwenaka in Mulankavil arrested three persons along with a Fiber Glass Dinghy and 30 kilograms of illegally harvested sea cucumbers in Nachchikuda on 08th February 2016.

10 Feb 2016

Northern Naval Command conducts a field health clinic in Karainagar
 

As part of the Navy’s Community Development Project, the Northern Naval Command conducted a field health clinic at the Karainagar Hindu College on 06th February 2016 under the guidance of the Commander Northern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Piyal De Silva.

08 Feb 2016