Naval personnel saved injured rescuee of MT New Diamond commended
In recognition of the notable performances carried out by a group of naval personnel who made valiant efforts to rescue the life of severely injured third engineer of fire-stricken crude oil tanker, MT New Diamond, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne presented Letters of Commendation to them at the Navy Headquarters.
22 Sep 2020
75 senior and 60 junior sailors granted interest free loans
Sri Lanka Navy granted an interest free loan worth Rs. 500,000 each to 75 senior sailors and Rs. 200,000 each to 60 junior sailors for the first time today (21st September 2020). The occasion to hand over cheques to the beneficiaries was presided over by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Admiral Somathilake Dissanayake Auditorium, Navy Headquarters.
21 Sep 2020
Rear Admiral Kapila Samaraweera takes over duties as Chief of Staff of the Navy
Commander of the Navy attends inaugural ceremony of International Coastal Cleanup Day and National Marine Resources Conservation Week – 2020
The inaugural ceremony of the International Coastal Cleanup Day and National Marine Resources Conservation Week – 2020 organized by the Marine Environment Protection Authority (MEPA) was held under the patronage of Hon. Mahinda Rajapaksa, the Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. The event that got off the ground at Mount Lavinia Beach today (19th September 2020) was also attended by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne.
19 Sep 2020
Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne felicitated by his Alma Mater
Training of Trainers programme for naval personnel on Non Communicable Disease
Ambassador of Afghanistan pays courtesy call on Commander of the Navy
Commander Eastern Naval Area visits ICGS ‘Sujay’ and ‘Samudra Paheredar’
Commander Eastern Naval Area, meeting with the Commanding Officers of Indian Coast Guard Ships ‘Sujay’ and ‘Samudra Paheredar’ in Trincomalee, expressed his heartfelt gratitude for the exceptional cooperation rendered by them in averting a major environmental disaster by successfully dousing the fire onboard MT New Diamond.
16 Sep 2020