Commanding Officer of the BNS “Abu Bakr” calls on Commander of the Navy

The Commanding Officer of the Bangladesh Naval Ship “Abu Bakr”, Captain Mohammad Mahmudul Malek accompanied by two Midshipmen of the Bangladesh Navy paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters in Colombo on 21st October 2015.

21 Oct 2015

Bangladesh Naval Ship “Abu Bakr” arrives at the Port of Colombo

Bangladesh Naval Ship “Abu Bakr” arrived at the Port of Colombo on a goodwill visit on 20th October 2015.

20 Oct 2015

South Korean Ambassador calls on Commander of the Navy

The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Sri Lanka His Excellency Mr. Chang Won-sam called on the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Naval Headquarters on 19th October 2015.

19 Oct 2015

Inter Command Basketball Championship - 2015

The inter command basketball tournament - 2015 was held at SLNS Barana in Mullikulam from 12th to 17th October 2015 with the participation of all commands of the Sri Lanka Navy.

19 Oct 2015

North Central Naval Command conducts a Blood Donation Campaign

A blood donation campaign was held at the North Central Naval Command Hospital in Poonawa on 16th October 2015 in coordination with the Area Blood Bank and the General Hospital, Mullaitivu.

18 Oct 2015

Passing out of 223rd regular intake of the Sri Lanka Navy

Three hundred and sixty-six naval recruits belonging to the 223rd regular intake of the Sri Lanka Navy passed out at SLNS Nipuna in Boossa on 17th October 2015. The Commander Southern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Jayantha Ranasinghe attended the event as the Chief Guest and took the salute. The Commandant of SLNS Nipuna, Commodore Nilantha Heenatigala, senior naval officers, parents, and well-wishers were also present on the occasion.

17 Oct 2015

Navy grants one million as death compensation

The Sri Lanka Navy granted one million rupees as death compensation to the father of the late Able Seaman YB Dharmasena, who had died of a road traffic accident.

16 Oct 2015

Boarding and searching demonstration for Drug Enforcement Officials

The Indian Ocean Region's Senior Drug Enforcement Officials' Meeting which was jointly organized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Ministry of Defence got underway at the Taj Samudra Hotel in Colombo on 13th October 2015.

15 Oct 2015

Twenty two local fishermen in custody

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Therapuththa in Silawathurai arrested five personnel along with a Fiber Glass Dinghy and a Purse-seine net in the seas of Arippu whilst engaged in illegal fishing on 14th October 2015.

15 Oct 2015

Nine Indian fishermen arrested in Sri Lankan waters

Sri Lanka Navy assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to arrest nine Indian fishermen and an Indian fishing trawler poaching in Sri Lankan waters North East of Point Pedro on 14th October 2015. Approximately 600 kgs of fish catch, which included cuttlefish, Maduwa and Karalla was also taken into custody during the arrest.

14 Oct 2015