Director General Civil Security Department calls on Commander of the Navy
Air Vice Marshal Roshan Biyanwila (Retd) who assumed duties as the Director General Civil Security Department, called on the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera at the Navy Headquarters today (23rd August 2023).
23 Aug 2023
Newly appointed Defence Advisor to High Commission of Pakistan calls on Commander of the Navy
The newly appointed Defence Advisor to the High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka, Colonel Muhammad Farooq called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera at the Navy Headquarters in Colombo today (22nd August 2023).
22 Aug 2023
Inshore Patrol Craft Handling Foundation Course for woman crew concludes on successful note
The Inshore Patrol Craft Handling Foundation Course held for Navy’s woman crew successfully concluded at the Naval and Maritime Academy, Trincomalee. The initiative got off the ground as part of the Global Maritime Crime Programme of United Nations Office of Drug and Crime. The certificate awarding of the programme was held under the patronage of Commandant Naval and Maritime Academy, Commodore Buddika Liyanagamage on 18th August 2023.
21 Aug 2023
Navy resumes cruises to visit Trincomalee harbour and Pigeon Island, Nilaveli
The Sri Lanka Navy on 19th August 2023 resumed the cruises to visit the peaceful and calm waters of Trincomalee harbour premises and the Pigeon Island, Nilaveli. The initiative which formally commenced at the Trincomalee harbour, will allow tourists, school children, naval personnel and their families to once again experience cruises in the alluring waters of Trincomalee.
20 Aug 2023
Sri Lanka Volunteer Naval Force honoured with President's Colour
Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe, the President and Commander - in - Chief of the Armed Forces of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka awarded President's Colour to the Sri Lanka Volunteer Naval Force on 18th August 2023. The distinguished honour was bestowed upon the Volunteer Naval Force, in recognition of its unwavering dedication, exemplary service, and significant contributions to the nation, as the main supplementary force of the Sri Lanka Navy. The momentous ceremony was held at the main parade ground of SLNS Nipuna in Boossa, in precision with time-honoured naval tradition.
19 Aug 2023
Sri Lanka Navy restores equipment at Lady Ridgeway Hospital
In a commendable display of social responsibility, the Sri Lanka Navy undertook the initiative to repair hospital beds and refurbish essential equipment at the Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children. Deputy Director Hull Engineering, Captain Kapila De Silva officially handed over the repaired beds and equipment to the Lady Ridgeway Hospital, Colombo today (17th August 2023).
18 Aug 2023
Indo-Pacific Environmental Security Forum (IPESF) 2023 concludes on successful note
The Indo-Pacific Environmental Security Forum (IPESF) 2023 concluded on 17th August 2023, marking a significant milestone in the stakeholders’ commitment to addressing environmental challenges and ensuring the security of its ecosystems. The 12th edition of IPESF was co-hosted by the US Indo- Pacific Command (INDOPACOM), Sri Lanka Navy (SLN), and Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG). The forum was held at Shangri-La Colombo over 04 days (14th to 17th August) facilitating the exchange of insights and exemplary approaches among stakeholders concerned with environmental security.
18 Aug 2023
Foundation stone laid for SLESA headquarters building
Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) laid the foundation stone for the proposed headquarters building of the Sri Lanka Ex-Servicemen’s Association (SLESA) at the tri-service headquarters premises in Akuregoda today (17th August 2023). The occasion was also attended by the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera.
17 Aug 2023
Stakeholders converge to bolster environmental security at Indo-Pacific Environmental Security Forum – 2023
The Indo-Pacific Environmental Security Forum (IPESF) 2023, co-hosted by the US Indo- Pacific Command (INDOPACOM), Sri Lanka Navy (SLN), and Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) is currently underway with great success at Shangri-La Colombo. On the 16th of August 2023, during the third day of the forum, a series of activities including presentations, panel discussions, and collaborative group sessions centered around the Impacts of Urbanization and Land Security. The primary objective was to facilitate the exchange of insights and exemplary approaches among stakeholders concerned with environmental security.
17 Aug 2023
Commodore Jagath Liyanagamage assumes duties as Acting Director General Budget and Finance
Commodore Jagath Liyanagamage assumes duties as Acting Director General Budget and Finance at the Navy Headquarters today (15th August 2023).
15 Aug 2023