Second week of special Pirith chanting begins to invoke blessings on country
The second stage of three-week long continuous Pirith chanting at the Independence Square commenced for its second week in coordination with Sri Lanka Navy. This meritorious event which got underway with the aim of invoking blessings on the country and its people plagued by novel coronavirus was attended by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne on 25th November 2020.
26 Nov 2020
Navy seizes 710kg of smuggled dried turmeric and over 03kg of Kerala cannabis at Erukkulampiddi
Navy assists apprehension of 06 suspects with Ice, heroin and Kerala cannabis
Flag Blessing and “Kanchuka” Pooja ceremonies held in Anuradhapura in view of 70th anniversary of Navy
Showing its pious sentiments, Sri Lanka Navy organized a “Kanchuka” Pooja and a ceremony to invoke blessings on naval flags under the patronage of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne on 12th and 13th November 2020. The two events were held at the Ruwanwelisaya and Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi in Anuradhapura, in view of the forthcoming 70th anniversary of the Sri Lanka Navy, falling on 09th December 2020. The events were also attended by the President Navy Seva Vanitha Unit (NSVU), Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne.
13 Nov 2020
Navy seizes over 800kg of smuggled dried turmeric haul in Kalpitiya
Newly appointed Commander of the Air Force calls on Commander of the Navy
Navy safely brings ashore fire-hit fishing trawler and its distressed fishermen
Navy nabs 02 suspects with Kerala cannabis worth over Rs. 63 million
Navy seizes over 04 tons of dried turmeric along with 16 suspects
Ex - ‘Weeraya’ and Ex - ‘Jagatha’ scuttled in Eastern waters as spawning ground
Following the recent decommissioning from the naval service, Ex - ‘Weeraya’ and Ex - 'Jagatha', the two ships which have rendered an invaluable service to the Sri Lanka Navy for more than four decades, were scuttled in the alluring waters off Trincomalee on 22nd and 26th October 2020, making them an artificial reef that can shelter fish and crustaceans.
30 Oct 2020
Commander of the Air Force pays farewell courtesy call on Commander of the Navy
Navy nabs twenty five (25) individuals during naval operations
Foundation stone laid for stupa to be built by Navy at Ethdalagala Aranya Senasana
Commander of the Navy attends ceremonial event inaugurated construction at sacred Mihintale premises under the patronage of His Excellency the President
Navy renders assistance to collar 12 suspects with heroin, Kerala and local cannabis
Naval operations lead to nab 38 persons engaged in illegal fishing and other unlawful acts