Third phase of Sea Vision training concludes on successful note
The third phase of Sea Vision training (Executive Course) conducted by the Office of the Defence Cooperation (ODC) of the Embassy of United States to Sri Lanka, successfully concluded at the Navy Headquarters today (29th June 2022).
30 Jun 2022
Newly appointed DSCSC Commandant calls on Commander of the Navy
The newly appointed Commandant of Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC), Major General Lasantha Rodrigo called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters today (29th June 2022).
29 Jun 2022
Rear Admiral Dammika Kumara assumes duties as Commander Western Naval Area
Rear Admiral Dammika Kumara assumed duties as Commander Western Naval Area at the Command Headquarters today (27th June 2022).
27 Jun 2022
Rear Admiral Prasad Kariyapperuma takes over command of Southeastern Naval Command
Rear Admiral Prasad Kariyapperuma assumed office as Commander Southeastern Naval Area at the Command Headquarters today (24th June 2022).
24 Jun 2022
Navy assists conduct of COVID-19 vaccination drive in Eastern Province
Sri Lanka Navy rendered assistance to the health sector for the successful conduct of a COVID-19 vaccination drive, carried out focusing the school children in Trincomalee of the Eastern Province. The Navy lent their helping hand for this timely effort, as part of its community service and social responsibility initiatives.
24 Jun 2022
Rear Admiral Priyantha Perera appointed as Deputy Chief of Staff of the Navy
Rear Admiral Priyantha Perera was appointed as the Deputy Chief of Staff of Sri Lanka Navy with effect from 21st June 2022.
22 Jun 2022
Rear Admiral Upul De Silva appointed as Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Navy
The President and Commander-in- Chief of Armed Forces of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, His Excellency Gotabaya Rajapaksa appointed Rear Admiral Upul De Silva as the Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Navy, effective from 21st June 2022. Accordingly, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne, officially handed over the letter of appointment in this regard to Rear Admiral Upul De Silva at the Navy Headquarters and congratulated him.
22 Jun 2022
Rear Admiral YN Jayarathne honoured in send-off salute
Relinquishing duties to which he was committed about 36 years, the Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Navy, Rear Admiral YN Jayarathne retired from naval service today (21st June 2022).
21 Jun 2022
Sri Lanka Navy marks World Hydrography Day
In parallel with the 101st World Hydrography Day that falls on 21st June, Sri Lanka Navy marked the annual celebration at the auditorium of National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency (NARA) today (21st June 2022). The event which was presided over by the Chief of Staff of the Navy and the Joint Chief Hydrographer to the Government of Sri Lanka and Chief Hydrographer of the Navy, Rear Admiral YN Jayarathne, was attended by other stake holders in the field of hydrography.
21 Jun 2022
Nautical Institute – United Kingdom recognizes academic excellence of SLN officers
Nautical Institute’s Sri Lanka Branch has recognized the academic excellence of two naval officers who stood out in courses conducted by Sri Lanka Navy. The awarding of respective certificates and awards to those officers were held at the 29th Annual General Meeting held at the auditorium of Organization of Professional Association in Colombo on 18 June 2022.
20 Jun 2022