A new eight storeyed Wardroom Complex declared open at SLNS Gemunu in Welisara

At the invitation of Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi declared open a newly constructed eight storeyed Wardroom Complex at SLNS Gemunu in Welisara yesterday (20).

Fulfilling a long felt need, the construction work of the new officer accommodation facility commenced on 15th August 2012 and it was completed utilizing the skilled labour and expertise of Naval Civil Engineers, Naval Electrical and Electronic Engineers and naval funds. The facility which provides spacious accommodation for over 195 officers is equipped with all the modern facilities needed for the comfortable living of naval officers.

Chief of Staff of the Navy, Rear Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe, Deputy Chief of Staff and Commandant Volunteer Naval Force, Rear Admiral Neil Rosayro, Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Jayantha De Silva and senior officers were also present on the occasion.