Sri Lanka Navy proudly celebrates 73rd Anniversary
The Sri Lanka Navy, widely regarded as the First Line of the Nation's Defence, is celebrating its 73rd Anniversary today, 09th December 2023. Under the able guidance of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera, various programmes, emphasizing longstanding naval traditions and religious practices, are being implemented across all Naval Commands in view of the anniversary celebrations.
09 Dec 2023
Commander of the Navy delivers guest lecture to Course No. 17 student officers of DSCSC
At an invitation of Commandant Defence Services Command & Staff College (DSCSC), Major General Lasantha Rodrigo, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera on 04th December 2023 addressed the student officers of Course No. 17 of DSCSC, Sapugaskanda.
05 Dec 2023
Best orators and wordsmiths shine at Navy Public Speaking and Admiral Clancy Fernando Memorial Essay Competitions
The Sri Lanka Navy recognized the outstanding achievements of its personnel in the Navy Public Speaking Competition - 2023 and the Admiral Clancy Fernando Memorial Essay Competition – 2023 during a special ceremony held on 01st December 2023 at the Admiral Somathilake Dissanayake Auditorium, Navy Headquarters. The event was presided over by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera and was distinguished with the presence of Mrs. Monika Fernando, the spouse of late Admiral Clancy Fernando.
03 Dec 2023
Navy's benevolence shines as blood donation camp held in Trincomalee in view of 73rd Anniversary
In commemoration of the 73rd Anniversary of the Sri Lanka Navy, a blood donation camp was successfully held at the Naval Hospital – Trincomalee on 01st December 2023.
03 Dec 2023
Navy receives Islamic blessings on 73rd Anniversary
A unique Islamic prayer session took place today (02nd December 2023) at the Jummah Mosque on Chatham Street. The purpose was to seek blessings for the upcoming 73rd Anniversary of the Sri Lanka Navy, falling on 09th December.
02 Dec 2023
Hindu Puja invokes blessings on Navy’s 73rd Anniversary
A special Puja of Hindu tradition was conducted on 1st December 2023 at the Sri Ponnambalawaneswarar Kovil in Colombo, seeking blessings for the upcoming 73rd Anniversary of the Sri Lanka Navy, slated for the 09th of December.
02 Dec 2023
Task Force on Combatting the Use of Poisonous and Dangerous Drugs convenes media conference
The Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera who is also the Chairman - Task Force to Combat the Use of Poisonous and Dangerous Drugs briefed media on the crucial role of media in the ongoing mission of fostering public understanding of the issues surrounding poisonous and dangerous drugs. The press conference was held at the auditorium of Ministry of Mass Media on 29th November 2023.
01 Dec 2023
Naval Association organizes annual get-together – 2023 on colourful note
Marking the 44th Anniversary of Sri Lanka Naval Association, slated for 08th December, its annual get-together was held on a colourful note at the Wave n' Lake Navy Hall in Welisara on 25th November 2023. The event was held under the patronage of its President Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne (Retd) who is also a former Commander of the Navy and Chief of Defence Staff.
01 Dec 2023
47th edition of ‘Sayurusara’ magazine launched
The 47th edition of ‘Sayurusara’ magazine published by the Directorate of Naval Media was presented to the Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera by the Chief Editor of the magazine, Commander (VNF) SR Sudusinghe at the Navy Headquarters today (27th November 2023).
27 Nov 2023
All-night Pirith Chanting and Alms Giving ceremonies invoke blessings on 73rd Anniversary of Navy
Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera along with the President of Navy Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Mala Lamahewa attended the all-night Pirith Chanting and Alms Giving ceremonies held at the Welisara Naval Complex on 24th and 25th November 2023. The meritorious events were organized by the Buddhist Association of the Navy to invoke blessings on the forthcoming 73rd Anniversary (09th December) of the Sri Lanka Navy.
25 Nov 2023