Thirty (30) nursing students of Naval Nurses’ Training School take oath for committed service
Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne presided over the capping ceremony and pledging of allegiance to the service by 30 Naval and Air Force nursing students who studied at Naval Nurses’ Training School, SLNS Thakshila. The event was held at the Admiral Somathilake Dissanayake Auditorium, SLNS Parakrama on 26th May 2022.
28 May 2022
‘Kalu Paraviyo’ the latest addition to military literature presented to Commander of the Navy
The military autobiography - ‘Kalu Paraviyo’ authored by Master Chief Petty Officer (MCPO) MGAP Madadeniya XS 38801 was launched at the Admiral Somathilake Dissanayake Auditorium, Navy Headquarters on 26th May 2022. The publication is an account of memorable experience and grim time the author spent in LTTE captivity, during the Humanitarian Operation. Meanwhile, a copy of the book was presented to Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters.
27 May 2022
Navy launches mangrove planting projects in Mannar and Arugam Bay
Continuing with the Mangrove Conservation Project of the Navy, two mangrove planting drives were conducted in the coastal area of Mannar and Arugam Bay Lagoon on 20th and 21st May 2022.
25 May 2022
JMSDF Training Squadron ships depart the island
The Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force (JMSDF) Training Squadron ships ‘KASHIMA’ and ‘SHIMAKAZE’ which recently arrived at the port of Colombo on a three day visit, departed the island today (21st May 2022) concluding their official visit.
21 May 2022
Navy plants mangrove saplings in coastal areas of North
As part of the Mangrove Conservation Project of the Navy, a mangrove planting drive was conducted in coastal areas of the Mandaitivu Island and Ponnalai Lagoon, Jaffna under the patronage of Commander Northern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Priyantha Perera today (20th May 2022).
20 May 2022
U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka meets with Commander of the Navy
The Ambassador of the United States to Sri Lanka, H.E. Julie J. Chung met with Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters today (20th May 2022).
20 May 2022
His Excellency the President presides National War Heroes’ Day commemoration at National War Heroes’ Monument, Battaramulla
The Commander in Chief of Armed Forces, His Excellency the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today (19th May 2022) presided over the National War Heroes’ Day Commemoration 2022 held at the National War Heroes’ Monument in Battaramulla. The ceremony held in a dignified sequence was attended by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne.
19 May 2022
Commander of the Navy hails dependent naval war heroes on Victory Day
In view of the Victory Day anniversary, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne visited the Anchorage Naval Care Centre in Welisara and idolised the naval war heroes in rehabilitation there. Commander of the Navy was accompanied by the President of Navy Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs Chandima Ulugetenne during this visit.
19 May 2022
2084 naval personnel promoted on 13th Victory Day anniversary
Coinciding with the 13th Victory Day anniversary 74 Navy officers and 2010 sailors have been promoted / advanced to their next higher ranks / rates by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne, with the approval of Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, His Excellency the President.
18 May 2022
SLN delegation including senior sailor takes part in Indo Pacific Sea Power Conference - 2022
The Indo Pacific Sea Power Conference-2022, hosted by the Royal Australian Navy, was held from 10th to 12th May 2022 at the International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney, Darling Harbour. On behalf of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne, a delegation headed by Director General Training, Rear Admiral Dammika Kumara took part in the conference which aimed to promote cooperative and collaborative regional partnerships. The SLN delegation for the first time comprised a senior sailor, representing the ratings of the Sri Lanka Navy.
18 May 2022