Navy launches tree planting programme paralleled to Independence Day Celebrations

In parallel with the 72nd Independence Day celebrations, the Navy conducted a tree planting and programme on 4th February 2020.

06 Feb 2020

Navy apprehends two persons dived for conch shells without permit

The Navy apprehended two suspects engaged in collecting conch shells, during a raid conducted in the beach areas of Udappuwa and Daluwa, on 06th February 2020.

06 Feb 2020

Commander of the Navy declares open Senior Sailors’ Married Quarters Complex in Welisara

The newly constructed Senior Sailors’ Married Quarters Complex was declared open by the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva at the Naval Complex Welisara today (06th February 2020). This married quarters complex consisting of 08 houses is equipped with all modern amenities.

06 Feb 2020

Navy renders assistance to bring ashore fisherman injured at sea

The Navy, today (06th February 2020), rendered assistance to bring ashore an injured fisherman onboard a multi-day fishing trawler.

06 Feb 2020

Commanding Officer Fleet Diving Squadron of Royal Navy calls on Commander of the Navy

Commanding Officer Fleet Diving Squadron of the Royal Navy, Commander Al Nekrews who is on an official visit to Sri Lanka, called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva at the Naval Headquarters today (06th February 2020).

06 Feb 2020

Suspicious dinghy and several diving equipment held by Navy in Gintota

During a search operation conducted in Gintota area, Galle on 05th February 2020, the Navy found a suspicious dinghy and several diving equipment near an uninhabited house.

06 Feb 2020

Navy seizes more than one ton of Kerala cannabis during past 37 days of this year

SL Navy managed to apprehend more than one ton of Kerala cannabis by operations conducted island wide from 01st January to 06th February this year.

06 Feb 2020

Navy assists to apprehend a person with approximately 110kg of Kerala Cannabis

The Navy in coordination with the Sri Lanka Excise apprehended a person with approximately 110kg of Kerala cannabis, during a search operation carried out at Thodamanaru beach area in Jaffna, today (06th February 2020).

06 Feb 2020

Navy assists to raid a place manufacturing ‘Thool’ drug

During a coordinated raid conducted by the Navy with the Negombo Police, a haul of an illegal drug called ‘Thool’ – a mixture of tobacco powder and lime was seized. The consignment of the drug had been found in a house at Periamulla area in Negombo,.

06 Feb 2020

INS ‘Jamuna’ arrived at port of Colombo

The Indian Navy Ship (INS) ‘Jamuna’ arrived at the port of Colombo today (06th February 2020) and she was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in compliance with naval traditions.

06 Feb 2020