European Union (EU) and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) provides Portable Backscatter X-ray Machines to Navy
Deputy Head of Mission European Union, Mr. Thorsten Bargfrede and representatives of United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) handed over 04 Portable Backscatter X-ray Machines to Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters today (30th November 2021). These handheld instruments enable users to quickly and effectively find concealed narcotics and other contraband.
30 Nov 2021
Two schools in Hambantota vested with children after their facilities expanded by Navy
Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne declared open navy-improved facilities at Athbatuwa Junior School in Hungama and Veeriyagama Maha Vidyalaya in Sooriyawewa in the Hambantota district today (29th November 2021). The occasions of bestowing these new facilities upon children of respective schools were also attended by the President Navy Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne.
29 Nov 2021
Commander Southeastern Naval Area conducts guest lecture at National Defence College
Commander Southeastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Pradeep Rathnayake conducted a guest lecture to the officers of course no. 1 of the National Defence College (NDC), Colombo on 25th November 2021.
26 Nov 2021
Navy provides safe passenger transport service at Kurinchankerny bridge
Sri Lanka Navy made arrangements to provide safe passenger transport service at the Kurinchankerny bridge commencing from 25th November 2021. The residents in the area will be able to use this mode of transportation until the construction of the Kurinchankerny Bridge in Kinniya, Trincomalee is completed.
26 Nov 2021
Christian Commemoration & Thanksgiving Service at St. Lucia’s Cathedral invokes blessings on 71st Navy anniversary
To coincide with the series of religious events held in view of the 71st anniversary of the Sri Lanka Navy, the Navy Christian Council organized a Christian Commemoration & Thanksgiving Service at St. Lucia’s Cathedral in Colombo on 23rd November 2021. The Christian Commemoration & Thanksgiving Service conducted by Auxiliary Bishop, Most Rev. Dr. Anton Ranjith and clergies was presided by Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne.
24 Nov 2021
United Kingdom Hydrographic Office delegation calls on Chief Hydrographer of the Navy
A United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) delegation led by Head of Partnering and Engagement Middle East and Africa of UKHO, Mr. Timothy William Lewis called on Chief of Staff of the Navy cum Joint Chief Hydrographer to the Government of Sri Lanka & Chief Hydrographer of the Navy, Rear Admiral YN Jayarathne at the Navy Headquarters on 22nd November 2021.
23 Nov 2021
German Ambassador meets Commander of the Navy
The German Ambassador to Sri Lanka, HE Holger Seubert met with Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters today (23rd November 2021).
23 Nov 2021
Navy facilitates new Governor of Northern Province to visit island sector
Sri Lanka Navy facilitated the visit of the new Governor of the Northern Province, Hon. Jeevan Theagarajah who called at the island sector in the Jaffna District on 20th November 2021.
23 Nov 2021
Sandahiru Seya open for veneration of Buddhist devotees
The Sandahiru Seya constructed in the sacred city of Anuradhapura was declared open on an auspicious note by His Excellency the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and Hon. Prime Minister, Mahinda Rajapaksa on the Ill Full Moon Poya Day (18th November 2021). The spiritual ceremony held amidst the blessings of Maha Sangha was attended by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne and President Navy Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne.
19 Nov 2021
Defence, Air and Naval Attaché of Embassy of Ukraine in New Delhi calls on Commander of the Navy
The Defence, Air and Naval Attaché of Embassy of Ukraine in New Delhi and accredited to Sri Lanka, Colonel Volodymyr Bakai called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters today (16th November 2021).
16 Nov 2021