Navy bids farewell to Rear Admiral D Wijetunga

Rear Admiral D Wijetunga today (31st December 2020) retired from naval service, upon completion of his distinguished career spanning over 34 years in the Sri Lanka Navy.

31 Dec 2020

Commander of the Navy visits North Central Naval Command

Making a visit to the North Central Naval Command, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne looked into the Command’s operational readiness, its administrative function and welfare facilities, on 26th and 27th December 2020.

28 Dec 2020

Navy-built 800th RO plant declared open at Ruwanwelisaya

As yet another extension of Navy’s Social Responsibility initiatives, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne today (26th December 2020) declared open the 800th Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant, set up utilizing the manpower and technology enabled by the Navy and capital made available by Naval Social Responsibility Fund, at Ruwanwelisaya, in Anuradhapura.

26 Dec 2020

Chaithya enshrining ashes of late Most Ven. Gnanadeepa Thero of Denmark vested with devotees for veneration

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne today (26th December 2020) attended a spiritual ceremony in which he vested a Chaithya built at Ethdalagala Aranya Senasana in Meegalewa, Anuradhapura enshrining ashes of late Most Ven. Gnanadeepa Thero of Denmark, for the veneration of Buddhist devotees. The construction work of this Chaithya was carried out with manpower and funds made available by Sri Lanka Navy.

26 Dec 2020

Christmas Message of Commander of the Navy

On the joyous occasion of Christmas which commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ, I am extending my greetings to all Christians, naval personnel and civil staff employees.

25 Dec 2020

‘Dhathu Mandira Puja’ held at Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya in view of Navy’s 70th anniversary

Yet another meritorious event to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Sri Lanka Navy was held at the Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya on 24th December 2020. This special occasion was presided over by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne and it was also attended by the President of Navy Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne.

25 Dec 2020

70 senior and 30 junior sailors granted interest free loans

Sri Lanka Navy granted an interest free loan worth Rs. 500,000 each to 70 senior sailors and Rs. 200,000 each to 30 junior sailors today (24th December 2020). The occasion to hand over cheques to the beneficiaries was presided over by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters.

24 Dec 2020

Navy’s first Sniper Firing Competition concludes on successful note

The Naval Sniper Firing Competition- 2020, organized for the first time by Sri Lanka Navy, got underway at the Naval Dockyard, Trincomalee on 14th December 2020. On completion of the competition, the prize awarding ceremony was held under the patronage of Commander Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Ruwan Perera in Trincomalee on 20th December.

23 Dec 2020

N95 mask irradiation machine handed over to Karapitiya Teaching Hospital

An N95 mask irradiation machine indigenously manufactured with the technical expertise of the Sri Lanka Navy, allowing to reuse N95 masks once used, was handed over to the Emergency Treatment Unit of Teaching Hospital Karapitiya by Commander Southern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Priyantha Perera on 16th December 2020.

19 Dec 2020

Navy-built RO plant vested in the ownership of community

Sri Lanka Navy has been playing a key role in support of the national effort of eliminating kidney disease from the country. As another initiative of this timely social responsibility project, the 787th Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant set up by the Navy at Hulannuge in Ampara was declared open for community use on 16th December 2020.

19 Dec 2020