All-night ‘Pirith’ chanting and alms-giving held in Welisara to coincide with the 69th anniversary celebrations of Navy

An all-night ‘Pirith’ chanting and offering of alms were held at SLNS Gemunu in Welisara on 29th and 30th November to coincide with the 69th anniversary celebrations of the Sri Lanka Navy.

30 Nov 2019

854.1 kg of Beedi leaves recovered during a Naval raid

854.1kg of Beedi leaves has been recovered during raids conducted by Sri Lanka Navy across Mannar and Mulathivu on 29th and 30th November.

30 Nov 2019

Navy carries out beach cleaning programme on Galle face beach

The Galle face beach, frequented by locals and tourists alike, which was littered with plastic and waste, was given much needed facelift by Sri Lanka Navy, under the guidance of the Commander of the Navy today (30th November).

30 Nov 2019

Navy held a person with ICE

Sri Lanka Navy apprehended a person with Crystal Methamphetamine (ICE) during a search conducted at Urumale area in Thalaimannar today (30th November 2019).

30 Nov 2019

A Russian delegation calls on the Commander of the Navy

A Russian delegation on official visit to Sri Lanka called on the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva at the Naval Headquarters today (30thNovember 2019).

30 Nov 2019

Two persons held with 500 litres of illegal liquor

A group of naval personnel and Sri Lanka Police arrested 02 suspects along with 500 litres of illicit liquor at Ambalanwatta area in Galle yesterday (29th November 2019).

30 Nov 2019

Commander of the Navy calls on the new Prime Minister

The Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva called on the newly-appointed Prime Minister, Hon Mahinda Rajapaksa at his office in Colombo, Friday (29th November 2019).

30 Nov 2019

Navy apprehends five (05) persons with 05 ammo and KG

Navy in coordination with Sri Lanka Police apprehended 05 persons with 05 ammunitions and 3.910g of Kerala Cannabis, at Puttalam area, in the dawn today (29th November 2019).

29 Nov 2019

Navy recovers a haul of beedi leaves

The Navy recovered 303kg and 900g of beedi leaves during a search in the beach area of Iluppukadavai this morning (29th November 2019).

29 Nov 2019

Blessings invoked on Navy Flags at sacred Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi to coincide with 69th Navy Day

A colourful ceremony to invoke blessings on naval flags is being held at Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi in Anuradhapura, under the patronage of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva, for two days (27th and 28th November 2019).

28 Nov 2019