Rear Admiral Mahinda Mahawatte retires from naval service
The Sri Lanka Navy today (24th March 2023) bade farewell to Rear Admiral Mahinda Mahawatte who relinquished his naval duties to which he was committed over the past 33 years.
24 Mar 2023
Navy releases 146 sea turtle hatchlings into ocean
The Sri Lanka Navy released 146 sea turtle hatchlings at Panama beach on 21st March 2023, in a bid to save these endangered marine animal. The Commander Southeastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Kanchana Banagoda was also in attendance on this occasion where the hatchlings were released. As part of the Turtle Conservation Project of the Sri Lanka Navy, the eggs of these hatchlings were conserved at the Turtle Conservation Unit in SLNS Mahanaga.
22 Mar 2023
‘Story of the World: Geopolitical Alliances and Rivalries Set in Stone’ presented to Commander of the Navy
A copy of the ‘Story of the World: Geopolitical Alliances and Rivalries Set in Stone’, authored by Director Media at the Ministry of Defence Colonel Nalin Herath was presented to the Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera at the Navy Headquarters today (21st March 2023).
21 Mar 2023
New Dental Surgery Unit at SLNS Vidura declared open on World Oral Health Day
On the sidelines of World Oral Health Day (20th March), a newly constructed Dental Surgery Unit was declared open at SLNS Vidura in the Eastern Naval Command today (20th March 2023). The opening ceremony was graced by the Commander Eastern Naval Area and Commandant Volunteer Naval Force, Rear Admiral Dammika Kumara.
20 Mar 2023
Rear Admiral Damian Fernando assumes duties as Director General Personnel
Rear Admiral Damian Fernando assumed duties as Director General Personnel at the Office of Director General Personnel, Navy Headquarters today (20th March 2023).
20 Mar 2023
Navy Seva Vanitha Unit comes forward to help people in need
The Navy Seva Vanitha Unit (NSVU) organised a social responsibility programme on 17th March 2023, to mark the International Day of Disabled Persons. The event, which was held under the patronage of the President of NSVU, saw donation of spectacles, hearing aids and wheelchairs to the next of kin of serving naval personnel, in a symbolic gesture.
18 Mar 2023
Command Naval Hospital (South) conducts clinic for glaucoma screening
On the sidelines of World Glaucoma Day (12th March), the Command Naval Hospital (South) organised a glaucoma clinic at the Naval Hospital on 17th March 2023. The noble cause held for the benefit of naval personnel, their family members and civil staff employees, was well supported by the College of Ophthalmologists, Teaching Hospital Karapitiya.
18 Mar 2023
Italian Ambassador to Sri Lanka meets Commander of the Navy
The Ambassador of Italy to Sri Lanka, H.E. Rita Giuliana MANNELLA met with the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera at the Navy Headquarters in Colombo today (16th March 2023).
16 Mar 2023
Commodore Buddhika Liyanagamage assumes duties as Commandant Naval and Maritime Academy
Commodore Buddhika Liyanagamage assumed duties as Commandant Naval and Maritime Academy, Trincomalee on 14th March 2023. The Naval and Maritime Academy, famously known as NMA, is the premier training establishment of the Sri Lanka Navy.
16 Mar 2023
Ambassador of United Arab Emirates to Sri Lanka meets Commander Eastern Naval Area
The Ambassador of United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Sri Lanka H.E. Khaled Nasser AlAmeri met with the Commander Eastern Naval Area and Commandant Volunteer Naval Force, Rear Admiral Dammika Kumara at the Eastern Naval Command Headquarters today (14th March 2023).
14 Mar 2023