Second week of special Pirith chanting begins to invoke blessings on country

The second stage of three-week long continuous Pirith chanting at the Independence Square commenced for its second week in coordination with Sri Lanka Navy. This meritorious event which got underway with the aim of invoking blessings on the country and its people plagued by novel coronavirus was attended by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne on 25th November 2020.

26 Nov 2020

Fifty four (54) SLN Marines pass out in Sampoor

On successful completion of their Marine Basic Qualifying Course conducted by Sri Lanka Navy Marine Battalion, 04 officers and 50 sailors passed out at SLNS Vidura in Sampoor, Trincomalee on 24th November 2020.

25 Nov 2020

Flag Blessing and “Kanchuka” Pooja ceremonies held in Anuradhapura in view of 70th anniversary of Navy

Showing its pious sentiments, Sri Lanka Navy organized a “Kanchuka” Pooja and a ceremony to invoke blessings on naval flags under the patronage of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne on 12th and 13th November 2020. The two events were held at the Ruwanwelisaya and Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi in Anuradhapura, in view of the forthcoming 70th anniversary of the Sri Lanka Navy, falling on 09th December 2020. The events were also attended by the President Navy Seva Vanitha Unit (NSVU), Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne.

13 Nov 2020

Newly appointed Commander of the Air Force calls on Commander of the Navy

Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana who was appointed as the 18th Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters today (09th November 2020).

09 Nov 2020

Navy cleans plastic and polythene collected on Trincomalee sea bed

Sri Lanka Navy initiated a programme to clear plastic and polythene collected on the sea bed, covering the Trincomalee sea area on 02nd November 2020.

03 Nov 2020

Newly appointed Director General Coast Guard calls on Commander of the Navy

Rear Admiral Anura Ekanayake, newly appointed Director General of the Sri Lanka Coast Guard called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters today (02nd November 2020).

02 Nov 2020

Ex - ‘Weeraya’ and Ex - ‘Jagatha’ scuttled in Eastern waters as spawning ground

Following the recent decommissioning from the naval service, Ex - ‘Weeraya’ and Ex - 'Jagatha', the two ships which have rendered an invaluable service to the Sri Lanka Navy for more than four decades, were scuttled in the alluring waters off Trincomalee on 22nd and 26th October 2020, making them an artificial reef that can shelter fish and crustaceans.

30 Oct 2020

Commander of the Air Force pays farewell courtesy call on Commander of the Navy

Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sumangala Dias making a formal visit to the Navy Headquarters, paid a farewell courtesy call on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne today (29th October 2020).

29 Oct 2020

Foundation stone laid for stupa to be built by Navy at Ethdalagala Aranya Senasana

The foundation stone laying ceremony for a stupa to be built at Ethdalagala Aranya Senasana in Meegalewa, Anuradhapura was held under the patronage of Commander North Central Naval Area on 23rd October 2020. The construction work of the stupa will be undertaken by Sri Lanka Navy.

26 Oct 2020

Commander of the Navy attends ceremonial event inaugurated construction at sacred Mihintale premises under the patronage of His Excellency the President

The ceremonial event which marked the inauguration of renovation work of Mihindu Maha Seya, Mihindu Cave Senasana and Dhatu Mandiraya at ...

25 Oct 2020