Commander of the Navy meets the newly elected President HE Gotabhaya Rajapaksa

The Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva met the newly elected President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces His Excellency Gotabhaya Rajapaksa at the Presidential Secretariat in Colombo, today (19th November 2019).

19 Nov 2019

Russian Navy training ship ‘Perekop’ arrives at port of Hambantota

The training ship ‘Perekop’ of the Russian Navy arrived at the port of Hambantota on a goodwill visit today (19th November 2019) and she was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions.

19 Nov 2019

Navy holds two persons engaged in illegal fishing

Two (02) persons who engaged in illegal fishing at Ilanthattunu point area in Trincomalee, were apprehended by Navy, on 19th November 2019.

19 Nov 2019

Commander of the Navy underlines the importance of international rules of naval warfare

The 06th Asia-Pacific Symposium organized by the Sri Lanka Navy and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) began under the patronage of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva at the Galle Face Hotel today (19th November).

19 Nov 2019

Navy hands over CG410 to Coast Guard after major refit

Sri Lanka Navy handed over CG410 to the Sri Lanka Coast Guard during a brief function organized along with the launching of craft at the dockyard slipway, Trincomalee on 17th November 2019.

19 Nov 2019

Two (02) persons apprehended for catching lobsters without valid permit

Navy apprehended 02 persons for catching lobsters without a valid permit in the seas off Galle Face, Colombo, on 18th November 2019.

19 Nov 2019

Navy conducts a planting programme of Coconut saplings

150 coconut saplings which were provided by Coconut Cultivation Board, Vauniya, were planted at the SLNS ‘Barana’ premises in Northwestern Naval Command, today (18 November 2019).

19 Nov 2019

Navy apprehends 04 persons with 1620kg of beedi leaves

The Navy, during a special operation carried out in the sea area off Negombo with the Police, apprehended 04 persons with 1620kg of beedi leaves this morning (18th November 2019).

18 Nov 2019

Navy apprehends a person engaged in fishing at Kandy lake in front of the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic

Navy apprehended a person who engaged in fishing illegally at the Kandy lake, on 17th November 2019.

18 Nov 2019

Anti-personnel mine found by Navy

The Navy, during a foot patrol carried out in the beach area between Madagalthurai and Sambilithurai, recovered an anti-personnel mine on 17th November 2019.

18 Nov 2019