Navy deploys air propelled boat in Karagam Lewaya, Hambantota

With the aim of further strengthening the security provided for the gas and oil storages located at Hambantota International Harbour, Sri Lanka Navy on 18th April 2021 deployed an air propelled boat that can ply in shallow waters of Karagam Lewaya.

23 Apr 2021

Navy – made 350 thalassemia infusion systems handed over to Ministry of Health

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne handed over three hundred and fifty (350) thalassemia infusion systems, produced by Sri Lanka Navy Thalassemia Infusion System Project operating under Naval Social Responsibility (NSR) initiatives, to the Ministry of Health, at the Navy Headquarters today (21st April 2021).

21 Apr 2021

Naval Social Responsibility project develops 08 underprivileged schools across the country

In connection with the 70th anniversary of Sri Lanka Navy, the sea going arm of the country has launched another social responsibility initiative, under the directives and guidance of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne, to develop selected underprivileged schools in the country, in year 2021. The prime motive of the project is to create a more conducive learning environment for the children - the future generation of the country. Accordingly, this timely project was launched in the Western, Eastern, North Central, Northwestern, Southeastern, Southern and Northern Naval Commands on 19th April 2021. Financial contribution extended voluntarily by all officers and sailors from their monthly salaries is utilized for the project, while the Navy also enables its able manpower required for the construction work.

20 Apr 2021

Christian Commemoration and Thanksgiving Service held at Naval Dockyard, Trincomalee

The Christian Commemoration and Thanksgiving Service organized in connection with the 70th anniversary of the Sri Lanka Navy was held at the Christ the King Chapel in Naval Dockyard, Trincomalee on 17th April 2021. The spiritual ceremony which was conducted by the clergy including the His Lordship Rt. Rev. Dr. Christian Noel Emmanuel, Bishop of Trincomalee was presided over by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne.

18 Apr 2021

INS ‘Ranvijay’ arrives at the port of Colombo

The Indian Naval Ship (INS) ‘Ranvijay’ arrived at the port of Colombo on a three-day visit on 14th April 2021.

15 Apr 2021

Message of Commander of the Navy on the dawn of Sinhala & Hindu New Year

At the dawn of this Sinhala and Hindu New Year, I together with my family, wish all officers, sailors, civil staff employees and their family members a Happy New Year filled with peace, happiness and prosperity.

14 Apr 2021

Navy bids adieu to Rear Admiral Nishantha Samarasinghe

Rear Admiral Nishantha Samarasinghe today (12th April 2021) retired from naval service, upon completion of his distinguished career spanning over 34 years in the Navy.

12 Apr 2021

Navy conducts disaster management training programme at Gintota

The Navy conducted a disaster management training programme in Gin Ganga at Gintota from 5th to 10th April 2021, with the aim of sharpening the skills when dealing with a possible flood situation.

11 Apr 2021

Navy-constructed Lankagama Nilwella Bridge vested with the public

The Navy-constructed Lankagama Nilwella Bridge was ceremonially declared open on 10th April 2021. The opening ceremony was held under the patronage of the Governor of Southern Province, Dr. Willy Gamage and with the attendance of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne. The new bridge connects the villages of Lankagama and Nilwella of Neluwa in the Southern Province.

11 Apr 2021

‘Underwater Gallery Nilwella’ declared open as attractive prospect on southern coast

At the invitation of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne Minister of Youth & Sports, Honorable Namal Rajapaksa declared open the ‘Underwater Gallery Nilwella’ at Nilwella beach today (10th April 2021). Built with the contribution of the Sri Lanka Navy, this latest addition in the southern coast of Nilwella, would from here on attract more local and foreign holidaymakers towards this popular tourist destination.

10 Apr 2021