‘Sambuddha Raja Mandapaya’of Pepiliyana Sunethra Devi Pirivena vested in Maha Sanga
The newly constructed upstairs of the wooden ‘Sambuddha Raja Mandapaya’ of Pepiliyana Sunethra Devi Pirivena was vested in Ven. Maha Sanga at the temple premises today (19th June 2022). The event held under the auspices of Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) was also attended by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne. Sri Lanka Navy contributed to this meritorious undertaking with its able manpower.
20 Jun 2022
Navy blood donation campaign organized in view of 2566th Sri Sambuddha Jayanthi concludes successfully
Following the directives of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne, Sri Lanka Navy organized a series of blood donation campaigns in each naval command. The timely drive commenced in parallel with the 2566th Sri Sambuddha Jayanthi came to a successful end on 16th June 2022, with the final programme held in the Western Naval Command.
17 Jun 2022
The Nautical Institute's Sri Lanka branch celebrates 30th Anniversary
The Nautical Institute’s Sri Lanka Branch - the only maritime organization in Sri Lanka which has the combined strength and expertise of the Sri Lanka Navy and the Merchant Navy marks its 30 years of existence in 2022, coinciding with the 50th Anniversary of Nautical Institute (NI) United Kingdom.
16 Jun 2022
Commander of the Navy calls on the Prime Minister
Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne called on the Prime Minister of Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe at the Prime Minister’s office today (15th June 2022).
15 Jun 2022
NSVU organizes series of religious events coinciding with Poson Poya Day
Following a notion of the President of Navy Seva Vanitha Unit (NSVU), Mrs Chandima Ulugetenne, a Sil programme was held at the Navy Headquarters on 14th June 2022. The event was held in parallel with the Poson Poya Day which marks the introduction of Buddhism to Sri Lanka by Arahat Mahinda Thera. At the invitation of the President of NSVU, Commander of the Navy attended the Poya Day Sil programme.
15 Jun 2022
Navy assists conduct of annual feast mass at St. Anthony's Shrine, Kochchikade
The annual feast mass of St. Anthony’s Shrine, Kochchikade was held in the morning of 13th June under the auspices of His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, the Archbishop of Colombo. Sri Lanka Navy rendered its assistance for the conduct of this spiritual ceremony which was participated by a large number of Catholic devotees.
13 Jun 2022
Pakistan NDU delegation calls on Commander of the Navy
A Pakistan National Defence University (NDU) delegation headed by Air Commodore Akhtar Imran Saddozai called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters today (07th June 2022).
07 Jun 2022
Capacity building training programme conducted by European Union begins at Navy Headquarters
Fourteen (14) Staff Officers engaging in operational duties representing the Navy Headquarters and the Naval Commands of Sri Lanka Navy embarked on a five-day capacity building training programme on European Union (EU) Critical Maritime Route Wider Indian Ocean (CRIMARIO) II platform, hosted under Indo-Pacific Regional Information Sharing (IORIS) programme from 06th to 10th June at the Lighthouse Galley, Colombo.
07 Jun 2022
Newly appointed Commander of the Army meets Commander of the Navy
Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, who was appointed as the 24th Commander of the Sri Lanka Army, met with Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters today (06th June 2022).
06 Jun 2022
Commander of the Navy Chief Guest at SBS insignia awarding ceremony
Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne presided over the awarding of insignia to 03 officers and 19 sailors of the 29th Special Boat Squadron (SBS) intake at the SBS Headquarters in Naval Dockyard, Trincomalee today (05th June 2022).
05 Jun 2022