Navy lends support to COVID-19 vaccination programme

In support of the acceleration of government's COVID 19 vaccination campaign, with a view to mitigate the outbreak of Coronavirus, Sri Lanka Navy in coordination with health authorities began administering the Sinopharm vaccine to government and private sector employees engaged in essential services, at two locations in the Gampaha District today (11th May 2021).

11 May 2021

Navy assists expansion of health care facilities

Sri Lanka Navy made its contribution to launch a number of projects to expand facilities for the treatment of COVID 19 patients in the Western and Southern Provinces, in support of the government's efforts to improve the infrastructure of the health sector, in the face of ongoing pandemic situation.

10 May 2021

Commander of the Navy commends fine virtue of naval person

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne recognized a fine virtue of Leading Seaman AGHS Udayakumara XS 100126 by awarding him a Letter of Commendation at the Naval Headquarters today (10th May 2021). Thus, the sailor was much admired for returning a wallet with money lying at the No 03 entrance of Colombo harbour on 27th April 2021, to its owner.

10 May 2021

An Intermediate Care Centre for COVID 19 established at Boossa naval base

Working in line with the Government's efforts to expand facilities required to treat COVID 19 contracted individuals, Sri Lanka Navy established an Intermediate Care Centre for COVID 19 with 162 beds, at the Boossa naval base in Galle on 04th May 2021.

05 May 2021

Navy sets up intermediate care centre for COVID 19 in Gampaha

Strengthening the Government's programme to develop the infrastructure required to treat COVID 19 contracted individuals, Sri Lanka Navy sprang into action to establish an intermediate care centre for COVID 19 in Gampaha, on 02nd May 2021.

04 May 2021

Rear Admiral Sajith Gamage assums duties as Flag Officer Commanding Naval Fleet

Rear Admiral Sajith Gamage assumed duties as Flag Officer Commanding Naval Fleet (FOCNF) at the Naval Dockyard Trincomalee on 30th April 2021.

01 May 2021

Rear Admiral Priyantha Perera assumes duties as Commander Northern Naval Area

Rear Admiral Priyantha Perera assumed duties as the Commander Northern Naval Area at the Command Headquarters today (30th April 2021).

30 Apr 2021

Official website of Galle Dialogue 2021 launched

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne launched the official website of Galle Dialogue International Maritime Conference 2021, at the Navy Headquarters today (30th April 2021).

30 Apr 2021

Rear Admiral Prasanna Hewage takes over command of Southern Naval Area

Rear Admiral Prasanna Hewage assumed office as Commander Southern Naval Area at the Command Headquarters today (27th April 2021).

27 Apr 2021

Navy fixes a defunct ferry connecting Punguduthivu and Nainativu

The ferry used by the Road Development Authority (RDA) to transport goods and passengers from Kurikattuwan Jetty of Punguduthivu Island to Nainativu Island in Jaffna was in a state of poor shape for several months and was recently fixed with the contribution of Sri Lanka Navy.

27 Apr 2021