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

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