Navy bids farewell to Rear Admiral Sanath Uthpala

Rear Admiral Sanath Uthpala today (14th June 2021) retired from naval service, upon completion of his distinguished career spanning over 34 years in the Navy.

14 Jun 2021

Rear Admiral Upul De Silva assumes duties as Commandant Volunteer Naval Force

Rear Admiral Upul De Silva assumed duties as Commandant Volunteer Naval Force at the Volunteer Naval Force Headquarters today (14th June 2021). Subsequent to the assumption of duties, he also called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters.

14 Jun 2021

Boossa COVID-19 Intermediate Care Centre receives medical and essential supplies

Leesons Hospital and Dialog Axiata PLC partnering with Manusath Derana charity initiative handed over a stock of medical supplies, beds and other essentials, needed to the Navy-managed COVID-19 Intermediate Care Centre in Boossa, to Commander Southern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Prasanna Hewage, at the Command Headquarters on 04th and 11th June 2021.

12 Jun 2021

A project kicks off to culture artificial reef in Northern waters

The Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources with the assistance of Navy today (11th June 2021) launched a project to culture artificial reef off the Delft Island. Through this project, it is expected to enhance biodiversity in the coastal waters off the islands in Jaffna peninsula.

11 Jun 2021

Commander of the Navy appreciates contribution of ICGS ‘Samudra Prahari’, ‘Vajra’ and ‘Vaibhav’

Appreciative of the praiseworthy contribution made by Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) ‘Samudra Prahari’, ‘Vajra’ and ‘Vaibhav’ during damage control operation in collaboration with other stakeholders, following MV X-PRESS PEARL caught fire off Colombo harbour on 20th May 2021, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne presented Letters of Appreciation to the Commanding Officers of those ships in a simple ceremony at the port of Colombo today (10th June 2021).

10 Jun 2021

First phase of Navy-built COVID-19 Intermediate Care Centre opened in Werellawatta

Sri Lanka Navy initiated the conversion of a closed factory in the Werellawatta area in Gampaha into a COVID-19 Intermediate Care Centre, strengthening the Government's programme to expand facilities required for the treatment of COVID-19 infected individuals. The first phase of this Intermediate Care Centre with 650 beds was inaugurated today (07th June 2021) under the patronage of the Minister of Health, Hon. Pavithra Wanniarachchi.

08 Jun 2021

85’s old boys of Nalanda College provide supplies to COVID-19 Intermediate Care Centre in Boossa

The Old Boy’s Association (1985) of Nalanda College, Colombo provided essential supplies for the use of the Intermediate Care Centre for COVID-19 in Boossa, maintained by Sri Lanka Navy. The supplies were handed over to the Commander Southern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Prasanna Hewage at the Command Headquarters on 03rd June 2021.

04 Jun 2021

Outgoing Russian Military, Air and Naval Attaché calls on Commander of the Navy

The outgoing Military, Air and Naval Attaché at the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Colombo, Colonel Denis I. Shkoda made his farewell call on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters today (03rd June 2021).

03 Jun 2021