Bomb Disposal Qualifying Course successfully concludes in Maho
Commander Northwestern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Suresh De Silva today (22nd August 2022) presided over the insignia pinning and certificate awarding ceremony of the Bomb Disposal Qualifying Course conducted by the Sri Lanka Navy’s Bomb Disposal Training School in Maho.
22 Aug 2022
Navy to promote yoga among naval personnel
The residential yoga training programme commenced in the Southern Naval Command on 01st March 2022 came to a successful end. The programme was launched to promote yoga exercises among naval personnel, who are into these practices, from each establishment in the Southern Naval Command and the initiative is being carried out on a successful note as of now.
20 Aug 2022
Commander of the Navy pays first official courtesy call on H.E. the President
Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne made his first official courtesy call on the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, His Excellency Ranil Wickremasinghe at the Presidential Secretariat this morning (19th August 2022).
20 Aug 2022
Navy official website wins gold and bronze medals at BestWeb.lk 2022 competition
The official website of Sri Lanka Navy (www.navy.lk) was awarded a gold medal for the most popular government website category and a bronze medal for the best government website category at the BestWeb.lk 2022 competition, hosted by LK Domain Registry.
16 Aug 2022
PNS ‘Taimur’ departs island after successful Passage Exercise
Pakistan Navy Ship (PNS) ‘Taimur’ which arrived at the port of Colombo on an official visit on 12th August 2022, set sail from the island after successful conduct of a Passage Exercise with Sri Lanka Navy Ship (SLNS) ‘Sindurala’ today (15th August).
15 Aug 2022
SLN contingent took part in RIMPAC 2022 arrives the island
Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) Marine contingent which left for the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2022, hosted by the US Pacific Fleet, arrived the island on 08th August 2022. The SLN contingent on 03rd August successfully completed its leg in the RIMPAC 2022, held in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California.
15 Aug 2022
Media release on Passage Exercise scheduled to be conducted between Sri Lanka and Pakistan navies
The Pakistan Navy Ship (PNS) Taimur which arrived in Sri Lanka on a formal visit, is scheduled to conduct a Passage Exercise with SLNS Sindurala in seas off Colombo as she departs the island on 15th August 2022, upon completion of her visit. In this backdrop, certain media reports circulating about a ‘War Game’ between Sri Lanka Navy and Pakistan Navy are fallacious.
14 Aug 2022
Navy assists conduct of water-cutting ceremony of Kandy Esala Perahera
Sri Lanka Navy assisted the conduct of traditional water-cutting ceremony of Sri Dalada Perahara at Gatambe on the morning of 12th August 2022. As the grand procession (Esala Maha Perahera) of the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic and 04 Main Devalayas came to an end, this time-honoured ceremony also known as ‘Diya Kepeema’ was performed, on a ritualistic note.
13 Aug 2022
Navy launches project to make handicrafts
Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne today (12th August 2022) at the Navy Headquarters inspected several souvenirs produced by the Naval Boat Building Yard in Welisara, as part of its handcrafting-project. The project was initiated with the involvement of naval personnel talented in handcrafting, to make souvenirs using eco-friendly materials for the use of the Navy.
12 Aug 2022
PNS Taimur arrives at port of Colombo
Pakistan Navy Ship (PNS) Taimur arrived at the port of Colombo on a formal visit this morning (12th August 2022). The visiting ship was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in compliance with naval traditions.
12 Aug 2022