Rear Admiral Upul De Silva assumes duties as Commandant Volunteer Naval Force
Boossa COVID-19 Intermediate Care Centre receives medical and essential supplies
Leesons Hospital and Dialog Axiata PLC partnering with Manusath Derana charity initiative handed over a stock of medical supplies, beds and other essentials, needed to the Navy-managed COVID-19 Intermediate Care Centre in Boossa, to Commander Southern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Prasanna Hewage, at the Command Headquarters on 04th and 11th June 2021.
12 Jun 2021
A project kicks off to culture artificial reef in Northern waters
The Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources with the assistance of Navy today (11th June 2021) launched a project to culture artificial reef off the Delft Island. Through this project, it is expected to enhance biodiversity in the coastal waters off the islands in Jaffna peninsula.
11 Jun 2021
Commander of the Navy appreciates contribution of ICGS ‘Samudra Prahari’, ‘Vajra’ and ‘Vaibhav’
Appreciative of the praiseworthy contribution made by Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) ‘Samudra Prahari’, ‘Vajra’ and ‘Vaibhav’ during damage control operation in collaboration with other stakeholders, following MV X-PRESS PEARL caught fire off Colombo harbour on 20th May 2021, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne presented Letters of Appreciation to the Commanding Officers of those ships in a simple ceremony at the port of Colombo today (10th June 2021).
10 Jun 2021
First phase of Navy-built COVID-19 Intermediate Care Centre opened in Werellawatta
Sri Lanka Navy initiated the conversion of a closed factory in the Werellawatta area in Gampaha into a COVID-19 Intermediate Care Centre, strengthening the Government's programme to expand facilities required for the treatment of COVID-19 infected individuals. The first phase of this Intermediate Care Centre with 650 beds was inaugurated today (07th June 2021) under the patronage of the Minister of Health, Hon. Pavithra Wanniarachchi.
08 Jun 2021
85’s old boys of Nalanda College provide supplies to COVID-19 Intermediate Care Centre in Boossa
The Old Boy’s Association (1985) of Nalanda College, Colombo provided essential supplies for the use of the Intermediate Care Centre for COVID-19 in Boossa, maintained by Sri Lanka Navy. The supplies were handed over to the Commander Southern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Prasanna Hewage at the Command Headquarters on 03rd June 2021.
04 Jun 2021
Outgoing Russian Military, Air and Naval Attaché calls on Commander of the Navy
Navy Seva Vanitha Unit organizes blood donation campaign in Eastern Naval Command
Navy Seva Vanitha Unit (NSVU) on 24th May 2021 organized a blood donation campaign in each Naval Command, going by an idea mooted by its President Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne. To coincide with this noble cause the blood donation programme in the Eastern Naval Command was held at the NSVU Preschool at SLNS ‘Tissa’ today (30th May 2021), with the attendance of Commander Eastern Naval Area, Deputy Chief of Staff and Commander Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral YN Jayarathne.
30 May 2021