Commander of the Navy visits Northern Naval Command
Embarking on an official visit to the Northern Naval Command, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne looked into the operational readiness and administrative functions of the Northern Naval Area on 08th and 09th January 2022.
10 Jan 2022
364 recruits of Navy’s 243rd intake pass out in Poonewa
Three hundred and sixty four (364) regular and volunteer recruits of the 243rd intake of Sri Lanka Navy, upon completion of their basic training, passed out in a colourful ceremony held at the main parade ground of SLNS Shiksha, Poonewa on 08th January 2022.
09 Jan 2022
26th anniversary of SLNS Thammanna marked giving precedence to religious rituals
SLNS Thammanna organized an all-night Pirith chanting ceremony and an alms giving on 04th and 05th to mark its 26th anniversary that fell on 01st of January.
06 Jan 2022
Navy General Hospital receives medical equipment
The Navy General Hospital - Welisara today (05th January 2022) received an ICU Ventilator and two Digital BP Monitors to augment its Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and Operation Theater treatment. The items were symbolically handed over to Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne by Commander (Retd) LPK Hewage at the Navy Headquarters.
05 Jan 2022
Navy hands over P 601 to Sri Lanka Coast Guard
Sri Lanka Navy formally handed over ex SLNS ‘Jayasagara’ (P 601) to Sri Lanka Coast Guard in a ceremony held at the Southern Naval Command on 03rd January 2022. Attached to the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) fleet, ‘Jayasagara’ rendered an invaluable service, by ensuring the maritime security of the island nation for nearly (04) four decades, as a maritime surveillance vessel.
04 Jan 2022
Rear Admiral Senake Senavirathne assumes duties as Commandant Volunteer Naval Force
Rear Admiral Senake Senavirathne assumed duties as Commandant Volunteer Naval Force at the Volunteer Naval Force (VNF) Headquarters on 03rd January 2022.
04 Jan 2022
Navy begins first working day of 2022 taking oath of allegiance to public service
The first working day of the New Year - 2022 was inaugurated at the Navy Headquarters this morning (03rd January 2022), taking the oath of allegiance to public service, under the patronage of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne.
03 Jan 2022
Navy takes over hoisting of National Flag at Galle Face and Ceremonial Guard at President’s House
Sri Lanka Navy took over the customary duty of the hoisting of National Flag at the Galle Face and Ceremonial Guard at the President’s House from Sri Lanka Army, at the Galle Face and Navy Headquarters on 31st December 2021 and 01st January 2022.
02 Jan 2022
New Year message of Commander of the Navy
As we usher the New Year 2022 with fresh expectations, I, as Commander of the Navy, am very pleased to wish all naval personnel, civil staff employees and their family members a Happy New Year, that would enable you to realize all your good thoughts and aspirations.
01 Jan 2022