20th meeting of North Indian Ocean Hydrographic Commission concludes
The 20th meeting of the North Indian Ocean Hydrographic Commission (NIOHC-20) commenced on 13th July 2021 under the chairmanship of Deputy Chief of Staff of the Navy and incumbent NIOHC Chair, Rear Admiral YN Jayarathne, at Naval Wing of the National Hydrographic Office, National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency (NARA). After 03 days of successful discussion, the curtains were brought down today (15th July) marking the culmination of the event.
16 Jul 2021
Hemodialysis Unit of Navy General Hospital declared open
The newly established Hemodialysis Unit at the Navy General Hospital, Welisara was declared open under the auspices of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne and with the attendance of the President Navy Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne today (15th July 2021).
15 Jul 2021
Ninth Edition of Sri Lanka Navy Journal Launched
The first copy of the 9th edition of the Sri Lanka Navy Journal published by the Naval Research Wing of the Sri Lanka Navy was presented to Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne by Head of Naval Research Wing, Captain (G) Lasantha Vithanage at the Navy Headquarters today (14th July 2021).
14 Jul 2021
New High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Sri Lanka pays courtesy call on Commander of the Navy
His Excellency Tareq Md Ariful Islam, the new High Commissioner of Bangladesh to Sri Lanka paid a courtesy call on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters today (09th July 2021).
09 Jul 2021
Navy-refurbished facilities of Pansalgodella Primary School vested with students
The navy-refurbished classroom and library buildings as well as new assembly hall of Pansalgodella Primary School in Kantale, Trincomalee were vested with the students in a ceremony presided over by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne along with the attendance of President Navy Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne on 08th July 2021.
09 Jul 2021
Navy’s first ever Ship in a Box maritime training facility opened in Trincomalee
Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne declared open the Navy’s first ever Ship in a Box (SIAB) training facility at the Special Boat Squadron (SBS) Headquarters on 07th July 2021. The facility remains to be the Navy’s first ever fully-fledged training model of that calibre with world-class facilities.
08 Jul 2021
Seva Vanitha Welfare Shop at SLNS Walagamba declared open
The opening of newly-built Seva Vanitha Welfare Shop at SLNS Walagamba was held under the patronage of the President Navy Seva Vanitha Unit (NSVU), Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne and with the attendance of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne on 07th July 2021. The Welfare Shop was constructed under the guidance of the President NSVU, to offer a wide range of welfare benefits to the serving naval personnel and their family members.
07 Jul 2021
Commander of the Navy presides over SBS insignia awarding ceremony
Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne presided over the ceremony held at the Special Boat Squadron (SBS) Headquarters in Naval Dockyard, Trincomalee today (07th July 2021) to award insignia to 43 SBS personnel of the 28th intake, who successfully completed their training.
07 Jul 2021
Navy assists COVID-19 inoculation in Western Province
Continuing the COVID-19 vaccination drive focusing on the civilians over 30 years of age in the Western Province, Sri Lanka Navy administered the Sinopharm vaccine at the Lighthouse premises on Chaithya Road Colombo, Elapitiwela Chandrawansha Vidyalaya in Ragama as well as St Mary's Maha Vidyalaya, Uswetakeiyawa today (06th July 2021).
06 Jul 2021
Navy supports acceleration of COVID-19 vaccination in Western Province
Supporting the COVID-19 vaccination programme carried out by the Armed Forces Hospitals of tri-services focusing on the people of the Western Province, to control the transmission of the pandemic, Sri Lanka Navy is conducting inoculation drives to administer Sinopharm vaccine at the Lighthouse premises on Chaithya Road Colombo and Elapitiwela Chandrawansha Vidyalaya in Ragama commencing from today (05th July 2021)
05 Jul 2021