Navy’s contribution in planting and conservation of coral reefs

Sri Lanka National Olympic Committee in coordination with the Sri Lanka Navy commenced a coral planting and conservation project at the Polhena beach line in Matara on 25th June 2019.

26 Jun 2019

Navy carries out range of events as part of national drug prevention week

The President His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena has declared a national drug prevention week from 23rd June to 01st July. Accordingly, the Sri Lanka Navy has also launched a range of events in line with that national programme.

25 Jun 2019

Commander Chaminda Wijewardhena takes over command of SLNS Rathnadeepa

Commander (C) Chaminda Wijewardhena took over the duties as the new Commanding Officer of the Coastal Patrol Vessel (CPV) SLNS Rathnadeepa today (25th June).

25 Jun 2019

Person apprehended with a stock of shark fins

Naval personnel, during a raid conducted in Pudumathalan area on 23rd June 2019, apprehended a person with a stock of shark fins.

25 Jun 2019

939.2kg of beedi leaves found by Navy

Naval personnel found 939.2kg of beedi leaves during a search conducted in Nadukuda area, Mannar today (24th June).

24 Jun 2019

Three (03) persons arrested by Navy with ICE

A Naval team apprehended three persons with 60g of drug ICE during, a raid carried out in Urumalai area-Mannar, today (24th June).

24 Jun 2019

RO plant declared open for the use of children of Paranagama Weva Vidyalaya in Welioya

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva declared open a Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant at Paranagama Weva Vidyalaya in Welioya on 23rd June 2019.

24 Jun 2019

Eighteen (18) persons apprehended for engaging in illegal fishing

Naval personnel apprehended 18 persons engaged in illegal fishing in the sea ares of Back Bay and Upparu in Trincomalee yesterday (22nd June 2019).

23 Jun 2019

Navy recovers 335.7kg of Kendu leaves

A group of naval personnel recovered 335.7 kg of Kendu leaves (Beedi Wrappers) on 22nd June 2019.

23 Jun 2019

Navy held four (04) persons engaged in fishing using explosives

A group of naval personnel arrested four (04) suspects who engaged in fishing using explosives in Mannar on 22nd June 2019.

23 Jun 2019