Navy arrests five local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing
 

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Theraputta located in Silawathurai in the North Western Naval Command arrested 5 local fishermen engaged in illegal fishing activities using unauthorized nets in Silawathurai Seas yesterday (4).

04 Dec 2016

All-night pirith chanting and mid-day alms giving held at SLNS Gemunu in view of 66th Navy Day
 

An all-night pirith chanting ceremony followed by a mid-day alms giving was held at SLNS Gemunu in Welisara on 2nd and 3rd December 2016 in view of the 66th Navy Day which falls on 09th December.

04 Dec 2016

Navy nabs three persons for trapping a sea turtle
 

Naval personnel attached to SLNS Buwaneka located in Nachchikuda belonging to the North Central Naval Command arrested 3 persons who trapped a rare species of sea turtle in Anthonipuram area and were attempting to transfer the turtle by illegal means yesterday (2).

04 Dec 2016

Foundation stone laid for a Slipway in Kayts
 

The foundation stone laying ceremony for the proposed slipway in Kayts Island was held under the patronage of Commander Northern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Piyal De Silva on 2nd December 2016.

03 Dec 2016

Interest-free loans granted to 90 senior sailors
 

Going by a visionary concept of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, another phase of granting interest free loans, worth Rs. 500,000/= each, for senior sailors was held at the Admiral Somathilake Dissanayake Auditorium of Naval Headquarters today (2).

03 Dec 2016

Navy declares open its 59th Reverse Osmosis plant
 

Following a visionary concept of His Excellency the President Maithripala Sirisena and at the directives of Project Director of Presidential Task Force on Prevention of Chronic Kidney Disease, Mr. Asela Iddawela, three more Reverse Osmosis (RO) plants installed by Sri Lanka Navy's Research and Development Unit, were declared open today (2).

03 Dec 2016

Newly constructed Eluvaitivu Jetty Extension declared open
 

The Eluvaitivu Jetty Extension which was constructed as per the directives of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne and under the financial provision of Ministry of Rehabilitation and Resettlement utilizing skilled labour and technical know-how of the naval personnel of Northern Naval Command was declared open today (2).

02 Dec 2016

Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navypays homage to Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi
 

The Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy, Admiral Sunil Lanba paid homage to Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi during his visit to Anuradhapura yesterday (1).

02 Dec 2016

Navy conducts a Hindu religious ceremony in view of 66th anniversary
 

A special Hindu religious ceremony was conducted at Sri Ponnambalavaneshwarar Hindu Temple at Kotahena today (1) in view of the 66th anniversary of the Sri Lanka Navy which falls on 9th December 2016.

02 Dec 2016

Sri Lanka Navy fulfils safe drinking water requirement of General Hospital Jaffna
 

Joining hands with the Presidential Task Force on Prevention of Chronic Kidney Disease, Sri Lanka Navy has become a driving force in combating renal disease found among the general public in areas which are prone to this plight.

02 Dec 2016