Interest free loans granted to 36 senior sailors
Another 36 senior sailors of the Sri Lanka Navy were granted the interest free loan of five hundred thousand rupees (Rs.500,000/=) each, by the Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe at the Naval Headquarters, today (02 July 2018).The total amount of this monetary allocation amounting to Rs. 18 million had been provided by the Naval Benefit Foundation. Secretary to the Commander of the Navy, Captain (S) ABRA De Silva and Manager Naval Benefit Foundation, Lieutenant Commander KM Dayananda also attended the occasion.
This interest free loan facility was launched for the senior sailors, in recognition of their long service in the Sri Lanka Navy and 1,413 senior sailors have been facilitated to date. Moreover, it is being scheduled to provide the same facility for another 4035 senior sailors in due course.