Military Engineering and Technology Conference 2024 concludes in Welisara
The Military Engineering and Technology Conference 2024 was successfully held at Wave n' Lake Navy Hall, Welisara on 16th February 2024. At the invitation of the President of College of Military Engineering & Technology Sri Lanka (CMETSL), Director General Engineering of the Sri Lanka Navy, Rear Admiral Ravi Ranasinghe, the event was graced by the Secretary Defence, General Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) as the Chief Guest. The occasion was also dignified by the presence of the Chief of Defence Staff, General Shavendra Silva, the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera, the Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Udeni Rajapaksa, members of CMETSL and distinguished guests.
17 Feb 2024
Awareness programme in Galle Face aims to boost turtle hatchling success
A programme aimed at increasing awareness about turtle conservation, which involved the Department of Wildlife Conservation, was successfully conducted on 15th February at the Galle Face Hotel and Galle Face beach strip.
16 Feb 2024
SLNS Sayurala leaves for India to take part in MILAN 2024
Sri Lanka Naval Ship (SLNS) Sayurala today (16th February 2024) left for India from the Port of Trincomalee to take part in MILAN 2024. MILAN, the multilateral naval exercise hosted by the Indian Navy for the 12th time, will be held from 19th to 27th February in the Visakhapatnam Port and in the Bay of Bengal, eastern seas of India.
16 Feb 2024
Duo of Iranian Naval Ships arrive in Colombo
The Iranian Naval Ship (IRINS) Bushehr and Tonb arrived at the port of Colombo on a formal visit this morning (16th February 2024). The visiting ships were welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in compliance with naval traditions.
16 Feb 2024
CMETSL Navy members receive membership cards and certificates
The awarding of membership cards and certificates to the Navy officers of College of Military Engineering & Technology Sri Lanka (CMETSL) took place on 09th February 2024 at the Navy Headquarters. The event was graced by the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera as the Chief Guest, with the attendance of the President of CMETSL, Director General Engineering, Rear Admiral Ravi Ranashinge and other executive committee members of CMETSL from the Navy.
15 Feb 2024
Indian Ocean Regional Information Sharing Standard Operation Procedure course concludes successfully
The Indian Ocean Regional Information Sharing (IORIS) Standard Operation Procedure course came to a successful end on 09th February 2024. Commenced on 05th of February, IORIS Standard Operation Procedure course was held at the Mandarin hotel, Colombo over 05 days. The certificate awarding was held under the patronage of Director General Operations of the Sri Lanka Navy, Rear Admiral Nishantha Peiris.
10 Feb 2024
Chief of Defence Force of Maldives National Defence Force meets with Commander of the Navy
The Chief of Defence Force of Maldives National Defence Force, Lieutenant General Abdul Raheem Abdul Latheef met with the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera at the Navy Headquarters today (08th February 2024).
08 Feb 2024
Military, Naval and Air Attaché of Embassy of Senegal in New Delhi calls on Commander of the Navy
The Military, Naval and Air Attaché of the Embassy of Senegal in New Delhi and accredited to Sri Lanka, Colonel Abdoulaye TRAORE called on the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera at the Navy Headquarters today (07th February 2024).
07 Feb 2024
Navy enhances sanitary standards at schools in Medawachchiya
As part of Naval Social Responsibility initiatives, the Navy came forward to enhance sanitary standards at several schools in Medawachchiya by enabling its manpower. The funds necessary for the project were provided by a philanthropist from overseas. The facilities made available at Puleliya Vidyalaya, Thulawelliya Vidyalaya and Ginikatuwewa Vidyalaya Rambewa were declared open at those schools on 05th February 2024.
07 Feb 2024
Sri Lanka Navy gears up for annual Kachchativu feast
The annual Kachchativu feast is set to take place on the 23rd and 24th February 2024 on the Kachchativu Island. Kachchativu is a small islet belongs to Sri Lanka, located near the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) of Sri Lanka and India. The main mass of the annual feast will be conducted by the Bishop of Jaffna Diocese, Rt. Rev. Justin Gnanapragasam. In the backdrop where the District Secretary of Jaffna has made necessary arrangements for the event, the Sri Lanka Navy is currently working in full swing to establish infrastructure and facilities for the convenience of devotees.
06 Feb 2024