German female diver treated for Decompression Sickness by Navy
After successful treatment given by Sri Lanka Navy’s Diving and Salvage Unit, Trincomalee, a foreign woman who was down with the Decompression Sickness, regained health and was discharged on 29th January 2022.
30 Jan 2022
Chanting of 'Jaya Pirith' at BMICH invokes blessings on nation
Chanting of 'Jaya Pirith' that got underway at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) on 26th January 2022 came to an end with the offering of Alms to the members of Maha Sangha this morning (27th January). The meritorious deeds commenced to invoke blessings on the country, its people, war veterans and with a view to dispersing the pandemic fear from the country.
27 Jan 2022
Rear Admiral Prasanna Hewage honoured in farewell salute
On completion of over 34 years of distinguished service, Rear Admiral Prasanna Hewage retired from the Navy today (27th January 2022).
27 Jan 2022
Rear Admiral Sajith Gamage assumes duties as Commander Southern Naval Area
Rear Admiral Sajith Gamage assumed duties as the Commander Southern Naval Area at the Southern Naval Command Headquarters on 25th January 2022.
26 Jan 2022
Fast Attack Craft P 494 launched at Naval Dockyard, Trincomalee after major refit
The launching of Fast Attack Craft P 494 for service, after a major refit, was held at No. 3 Slipway in Naval Dockyard-Trincomalee on 21st January 2022. The event was presided by Commander Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Sanjeewa Dias.
25 Jan 2022
Defence Secretary and Commander of the Navy review construction sites at places of worship in Anuradhapura and Mihinthalaya
Defence Secretary, General (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne and Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne on 23rd January 2022 visited construction sites at several places of worship in Anuradhapura and Mihinthalaya. Accordingly, the progress of ongoing construction projects, carried out by the Armed Forces, at the sacred city of Anuradhapura and Mihinthalaya fell under the supervision of them.
24 Jan 2022
Navy takes part in beach cleaning programme in Galle
The Southern Naval Command organized a cleaning programme in Galle beach area, on 21st January 2022.
23 Jan 2022
Chief of Naval Staff of Bangladesh departs island concluding official visit
Concluding his official visit to Sri Lanka, Chief of Naval Staff of Bangladesh, Admiral, M Shaheen Iqbal departed the island this morning (23rd January 2022). The Bangladesh Navy Chief arrived in Sri Lanka on 18th January, on a four-day formal visit.
23 Jan 2022
Rear Admiral Saman Perera assumes duties as Flag Officer Commanding Naval Fleet
Rear Admiral Saman Perera assumed duties as Flag Officer Commanding Naval Fleet (FOCNF) at the office of FOCNF in the Naval Dockyard, Trincomalee on 20th January 2022.
21 Jan 2022
Commander of the Navy inspects divisions at VNF Annual Camp
Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne inspected the divisions at Volunteer Naval Force (VNF) Annual Camp held at the parade ground of SLNS Lanka in Welisara today (20th January 2022).
20 Jan 2022