Person with 4kg and 55g of Kerala cannabis apprehended by Navy

The Navy in coordination with the Mannar Police Special Task Force (STF) apprehended a person with 4kg and 55g of Kerala cannabis, during a search conducted in Pesalei, Mannar this morning (28th August).

28 Aug 2019

Delegation of Indian NDC visits Naval Headquarters

A 16 member delegation of the National Defence College (NDC) India, headed by Major General U.Suresh Kumar visited the Naval Headquarters in Colombo today (27th August).

27 Aug 2019

Lieutenant Commander Iresh Ransara takes charge as Commanding Officer of SLNS ‘Hansaya’

Lieutenant Commander Iresh Ransara assumed duties as the new Commanding Officer of Sri Lanka Navy Ship (SLNS) ‘Hansaya’ today (27th August). Accordingly, the former Commanding Officer of the ship, Lieutenant Commander (N) Athula Bandara officially handed over the duties to the new Commanding Officer, aboard the ship.

27 Aug 2019

Awareness programme on prevention of drugs for teachers in Wadamarachchi, Jaffna

Following the HE the President Maithripala Sirisena’s “ Rata Wenuwen Ekata Sitimu” concept, an awareness programme on the prevention of drugs for the teachers in Wadamarachchi Divisional Secretariat, organized by the Sri Lanka Navy’s Drug Prevention Unit formed under Presidential Task Force for Prevention of Drugs, was held at Wadamarachchi Zonal Educational office on 26th August 2019.

27 Aug 2019

Navy renders assistance to bring ashore injured seaman for treatment

The Navy this morning (26th August) rendered assistance to bring ashore an injured seaman who was at sea aboard an oil tanker, belonging to a private supplier.

26 Aug 2019

Navy volunteers to protect beautiful coastal belt around the island

Yet another timely drive, organized as part of the Navy’s efforts to protect the beautiful coastal belt around the country, was held in the North Central Naval Command on 25th August 2019.

26 Aug 2019

Awareness programme on prevention of drugs for teachers in Jaffna

Following the HE the President Maithripala Sirisena’s “ Rata Wenuwen Ekata Sitimu” concept, an awareness programme on the prevention of drugs for the teachers in Velani Divisional Secretariat, organized by the Sri Lanka Navy’s Drug Prevention Unit formed under Presidential Task Force for Prevention of Drugs, was held at Velani Saraswathie College on 23rd August 2019.

26 Aug 2019

Navy holds a person with Kerala Cannabis

Navy apprehended a person with 150g of Kerala Cannabis at Palliwasalthurai area in Kalpitiya, on 25th August 2019.

26 Aug 2019

Haul of beedi leaves found from dinghy in distress

The Navy on 24th August 2019 found 120kg of beedi leaves from a dingy which was in distress in the seas northwest of the Talaimannar lighthouse, due to rough sea condition.

25 Aug 2019

2264.9kg of beedi leaves found during naval operations

The Navy, during a search operations conducted in Mannar and Talaimannar areas on 23rd and 24th August, found another big haul of beedi leaves.

25 Aug 2019