Late Rear Admiral Mohan Jayamaha memorial statue unveiled in Dambulla
Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne today (29th January 2021) presided over a ceremony at Weera Mohan Jayamaha Maha Vidyalaya in Dambulla, where he unveiled a memorial statue built in commemoration of late Rear Admiral Mohan Jayamaha who made the supreme sacrifice for motherland.
29 Jan 2021
Naval personnel receive first jabs of ‘AstraZeneca Covishield’ at Navy General Hospital, Welisara
The inoculation of the first shots of ‘AstraZeneca Covishield’ vaccine to naval personnel got underway today (29th January 2021), after the doses allocated to the Navy were brought to the Navy General Hospital, Welisara form the Ministry of Health. This vaccine consignment arrived in the island following a request made by the President His Excellency, Gotabaya Rajapaksa from the Indian Government. Launching the vaccination efforts in the Navy, a group of naval personnel working frontline in the fight against COVID-19 were administered their first doses to this effect today.
29 Jan 2021
DSCSC Commandant pays courtesy call on Commander of the Navy
Rear Admiral Sumith Weerasinghe takes over duties as Chief of Staff of the Navy
Commander of the Navy hands over letters of appointment to 34 Direct Entry officers and lady officers
A ceremony to hand over letters of appointment to newly enlisted 34 Direct Entry officers and lady officers was held under the auspices of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Admiral Somathilake Dissanayake Auditorium, Navy Headquarters today (15th January 2021).
15 Jan 2021
Rear Admiral Sumith Weerasinghe appointed as Chief of Staff of the Navy
His Excellency Gotabaya Rajapaksa the President and Commander-in- Chief of Armed Forces of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka appointed Rear Admiral Sumith Weerasinghe as the Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Navy, with effect from 15th January 2021. Accordingly, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne, officially handed over the letter of appointment to Rear Admiral Weerasinghe today (15th January) and expressed his best wishes to carry out entrusted duties in the new appointment.
15 Jan 2021