Commander of the Navy felicitates Navy medalists for making country proud at World Carrom Championship
Able Seaman Nishantha Fernando and Women Able Seaman Joseph Roshita who won silver and bronze medals at the 08th World Carrom Championship 2022 called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters today (28th November 2022). During the brief interaction, Commander of the Navy admired their achievement and awarded cash incentives to both players in appreciation of their effort which delivered laurels to the country.
28 Nov 2022
All-night Pirith Chanting and Alms Giving ceremonies invoke blessings on 72nd Anniversary of Navy
Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne along with the President Navy Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne attended All-night Pirith Chanting and Alms Giving ceremonies held at the Welisara Naval Complex on 25th and 26th November 2022. The meritorious events were organized by the Buddhist Association of the Navy to invoke blessings on the forthcoming 72nd Anniversary (09th December) of the Sri Lanka Navy.
26 Nov 2022
Winners of Navy Public Speaking Competition – 2022 and Admiral Clancy Fernando Memorial Essay Competition recognized with certificates and prizes
The winners of Navy Public Speaking Competition - 2022 and Admiral Clancy Fernando Memorial Essay Competition - 2022 received certificates and prizes during a ceremony presided by Chief of Staff of the Navy, Rear Admiral Priyantha Perera, at the Admiral Somathilake Dissanayake Auditorium, Navy Headquarters on 24th November 2022.
25 Nov 2022
Pride of SLN fleet - P 627 commissioned as SLNS ‘Vijayabahu’
The President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe commissioned the Offshore Patrol Vessel P 627, the recent inclusion to the fleet of Sri Lanka Navy (SLN), as SLNS ‘Vijayabahu’ at the East Container Terminal of the Port of Colombo on 22nd November 2022. At the invitation of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne, this milestone event was attended by U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka, H.E. Julie Chung, Governor of the North-Western Province Admiral of the Fleet Wasantha Karannagoda, Chief of Staff to the President and Senior Advisor to the President on National Security, Mr. Sagala Rathnayaka, Defence Secretary, General Kamal Gunaratne (Retd), Chief of Defence Staff, General Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sudarshana Pathirana, Inspector General of Police, CD Wickramarathne and a host of distinguished invitees.
23 Nov 2022
Navy receives blessings at Joint Christian Commemoration & Thanksgiving Service in view of its 72nd Anniversary
Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne along with the President of Navy Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs Chandima Ulugetenne attended the Joint Christian Commemoration & Thanksgiving Service at St. Lucia’s Cathedral in Kotahena on18th November 2022. The event was organized by the Navy Christian Council in line with a series of multi religious events organized to invoke blessings on the 72nd Anniversary of the Sri Lanka Navy (09th December).
19 Nov 2022
Australian High Commissioner meets with Commander of the Navy
A delegation led by the High Commissioner of Australia to Sri Lanka, H.E. Paul Stephens met with Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters on 18th November 2022.
19 Nov 2022
Navy General Hospital provides laboratory and clinical facilities to Faculty of Dental Sciences University of Sri Jayewardenepura
The Directorate of Dental Services of Sri Lanka Navy organized a familiarization programme for the undergraduates of the Faculty of Dental Sciences, University of Sri Jayewardenepura at the Navy General Hospital (NGH), Colombo on 28th October 2022.
17 Nov 2022
Merits invoked on naval war heroes laid down their lives in Nagatevanturai and Pooneryn
Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne attended a meritorious event of alms giving, organized at the Naval Detachment (ND) Nagatevanturai on 16th November 2022, to transfer merit on a group of naval war veterans who laid down their lives in Nagatevanturai and Pooneryn, Jaffna. On 11th November 1993, 114 brave sons of the Sri Lanka Navy made supreme sacrifice for the nation, in averting a terrorist attack on ND Nagatevanturai and Pooneryn camp.
17 Nov 2022
Declaration of General Amnesty to armed-service absentees to obtain official discharge from 15th November to 31st December 2022
Official discharge of naval personnel who are absent without leave prior 25th October 2022 will be considered, after they report to the nearest naval establishment, within the aforementioned period.
15 Nov 2022
'Armed Forces Remembrance Day – 2022’ celebrated in dignified sequence
The solemn occasion of commemorating war veterans who paid the supreme sacrifice for the freedom of Motherland, at ‘Armed Forces Remembrance Day Commemoration Ceremony - 2022, was held at the Cenotaph War Memorial in the Viharamahadevi Park today (13th November 2022). The dignified ceremony, presided over by the Defence Secretary, General Kamal Gunaratne (Retd), was attended by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne.
13 Nov 2022