Rear Admiral Sanjeewa Dias takes over command of Eastern Naval Area
Rear Admiral Sanjeewa Dias assumed duties as Commander Eastern Naval Area at the Command Headquarters today (24th July 2021).
24 Jul 2021
Rear Admiral Bandula Senarathne assumes duties as Commander North Central Naval Area
Rear Admiral Bandula Senarathne assumed duties as Commander North Central Naval Area at the Command Headquarters on 20th July 2021.
20 Jul 2021
Navy sets new deep sea diving record
Even it is seen as a fascinating thing to glide around enjoying the underwater sights, diving entails some risk. Banishing all these risks aside, a diving officer of the Sri Lanka Navy together with his buddy diver set a new deep sea diving record in Trincomalee on 17th July 2021. Commander Nishantha Balasooriya – the Command Diving Officer at Naval Dockyard Trincomalee, along with his buddy - Able Diver WWNP Sandaruwan set a new record plunging an astonishing depth of 100 meters off the Elephant Island, Trincomalee.
19 Jul 2021
Navy Seva Vanitha Unit steps into build RO plant at Siri Sambuddha Weerasingharamaya in Eppawala
As another social responsibility initiative of the Navy Seva Vanitha Unit (NSVU), a Reverse Osmosis (RO) Plant set up at Siri Sambuddha Weerasingharamaya in Eppawala was declared open by the President NSVU, Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne on 17th July 2021. Responding to a request of the Deputy Chief Sanghanayake of the North Central Province, Ven. Panvila Gunaratana Nayaka Thero, the NSVU-sponsored new facility was established at the temple premises.
19 Jul 2021
Command of Northwestern Naval Area changes hands
Rear Admiral Jayantha Kularatnne assumed duties as the Commander Northwestern Naval Area at the Command Headquarters on 16th July 2021.
17 Jul 2021
Navy markswoman qualified for Tokyo Olympics advanced to next rate by Commander of the Navy
Leading Woman Communicator Tehani Egodawela, serving in the Sri Lanka Navy, has qualified for Tokyo Olympics 2020 in the women's 10m air rifle 0.177 event, bringing a lot of credit to the Sri Lanka Navy and the country. In appreciation of her achievement, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne advanced her to the next higher rate of Petty Officer and rewarded the athlete with a cash incentive of Rs. 250,000 at the Navy Headquarters today (16th July 2021). The event took place maintaining the biosecurity protocols that she is undergoing within the bubble to avert COVID-19 contamination, as required by the regulations of the game.
16 Jul 2021
20th meeting of North Indian Ocean Hydrographic Commission concludes
The 20th meeting of the North Indian Ocean Hydrographic Commission (NIOHC-20) commenced on 13th July 2021 under the chairmanship of Deputy Chief of Staff of the Navy and incumbent NIOHC Chair, Rear Admiral YN Jayarathne, at Naval Wing of the National Hydrographic Office, National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency (NARA). After 03 days of successful discussion, the curtains were brought down today (15th July) marking the culmination of the event.
16 Jul 2021
Hemodialysis Unit of Navy General Hospital declared open
The newly established Hemodialysis Unit at the Navy General Hospital, Welisara was declared open under the auspices of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne and with the attendance of the President Navy Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne today (15th July 2021).
15 Jul 2021
Ninth Edition of Sri Lanka Navy Journal Launched
The first copy of the 9th edition of the Sri Lanka Navy Journal published by the Naval Research Wing of the Sri Lanka Navy was presented to Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne by Head of Naval Research Wing, Captain (G) Lasantha Vithanage at the Navy Headquarters today (14th July 2021).
14 Jul 2021
New High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Sri Lanka pays courtesy call on Commander of the Navy
His Excellency Tareq Md Ariful Islam, the new High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Sri Lanka paid a courtesy call on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters today (09th July 2021).
09 Jul 2021