470kg of beedi leaves found during naval operations

The Navy, during search operations carried out in the sea area east of the Iranativu Island and off Walaipadu, Kilinochchi on 21st September 2019, recovered a stock of beedi leaves.

22 Sep 2019

Navy assists apprehension of suspect with local cannabis

The Navy with the assistance of Police apprehended a suspect during a raid conducted in Lahugala, Pottuvil on 21st September 2019.

22 Sep 2019

Navy’s contribution for ‘National Coastal and Marine Resources Conservation Week’

To coincide with the ‘National Coastal and Marine Resources Conservation Week’ which had been declared from 16th to 21st September, a range of beach cleaning programmes were carried out by SL Navy in collaboration with the Marine Resources Conservation Authority.

21 Sep 2019

1616kg of Beedi leaves recovered by a Naval raid

The Navy, during a search carried out on the Iranativu island, has found a large stock of beedi leaves on 20th September 2019.

21 Sep 2019

Four (04) persons engaged in illegal fishing held by Navy

SL Navy apprehended four (04) persons who engaged in illegal fishing at Kokilai lagoon area in Pulmude, on 20th September 2019.

21 Sep 2019

Navy assists douse fire broke out at textile store in Wattala

A sudden fire that broke out at a textile store in Hekiththa, Wattala was brought under control with the assistance provided by the Navy on 20th September.

21 Sep 2019

Navy recovers two chargers made with gelignite sticks

Two charges made with gelignite sticks to be used for illegal fishing were recovered by Navy during a raid carried out along the Erakkandi beach on 20th September 2019.

21 Sep 2019

Navy assists to bring injured seaman of an oil tanker, ashore

Sri Lanka Navy assisted to bring ashore an injured seaman who was onboard an oil tanker owned by a private company, for prompt medical treatment, on 19th September 2019.

20 Sep 2019

Captain (G) Udaya Kumarasinghe takes over command of SLNS Sindurala

Captain (G) Udaya Kumarasinghe assumed duties as the new Commanding Officer of the Sri Lanka Navy’s Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel, SLNS Sindurala today (19th September).

19 Sep 2019

Naval personnel receive cheques for semi-completed houses under 'Meth Sevana' and 'Api Wenuwen Api' housing projects

One hundred and seventy (170) naval personnel today (19th September) received cheques for semi-completed houses under 'Meth Sevana' and 'Api Wenuwen Api' housing projects initiated by the Ministry of Defence.

19 Sep 2019