Commander of the Navy attends the state Christmas festival held in Jaffna

The state Christmas festival was held at the Jaffna municipal council ground under the patronage of His Excellency the President Maithripala Sirisena on 20th December 2015.

21 Dec 2015

65th Navy Day reception was held at SLNS Rangalla

The 65th Navy Day reception was held at SLNS Rangalla on 19th December 2015 under the patronage of the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne.

21 Dec 2015

Launching of the book, “We must have a Navy”, to coincide with the 65th Navy Day celebrations

The book, “We must have a Navy”, which speaks volumes about the Navy in Sri Lanka from a Crown Colony to a Sovereign Republic, written by Instructor Lieutenant Commander (retd) Somasiri Devendra was launched at the 65th Navy Day celebrations get-together held on 19th December 2015 at SLNS Rangalla.

21 Dec 2015

Annual get-together of the families of war heroes at SLN Dockyard

A family get-together of naval personnel killed and wounded in action were held at SLN Dockyard in Trincomalee on 18th December 2015.

19 Dec 2015

Commander of the Navy declares open the newly built golf driving range at Welisara

The newly-built Aqua Golf Driving Range at the Welisara Naval Complex was declared open by the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne on 18th December 2015.

19 Dec 2015

Navy seize 5 kilograms of gold hidden inside a fishing boat

Naval troops attached to SLNS Thammanna of the North Central Command in a pre-dawn raid conducted on 18th November 2015 on information received, seized a haul of 5 kilograms of gold, which had been hidden inside a fiber glass dingy at the seas of North of Urumalai.

19 Dec 2015

State Minister of Defence declares open newly-constructed Sailors Married Quarters Complex at Welisara

The State Minister of Defence, Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene declared open the newly-constructed Sailors Married Quarters at the Welisara on 18th December 2015.

18 Dec 2015

US Deputy Assistant Secretary calls on Commander of the Navy

The United States Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defence, Ms Amy Searight called on the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 18th December 2015.

18 Dec 2015

Commander of the Navy declares open the NR&D Wing at Welisara

The Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne declared open the new building of the Naval Research and Development Wing at the Welisara Naval Complex on 18th December 2015.

18 Dec 2015

Nineteen SLN officers graduate from DSCSC Course No. 9

The graduation ceremony of the Course No. 09 of the Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) was held at the main auditorium of the DSCSC on 17th December 2015 with the State Minister of Defence, Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene gracing the occasion as the chief guest.

18 Dec 2015