Galle Dialogue 2023 International Maritime Conference to begin in Galle tomorrow
The 11th edition of the Galle Dialogue International Maritime Conference, organized by the Sri Lanka Navy in partnership with the Ministry of Defence and Geopolitical Cartographer (GC), is scheduled to commence on 12th October 2023, at the Jetwing Lighthouse in Galle. The inaugural ceremony of this two-day conference, (12th and 13th October), will be held under the patronage of the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe and with the distinguished presence of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera and distinguished guests. The central theme of this year's conference is "Emerging New Order in the Indian Ocean." Maritime representatives from 44 countries, along with 11 international organizations and defence industry organizations, have been invited by the Sri Lanka Navy to participate in this year's event on a global scale.
11 Oct 2023
Sri Lanka College of Military Medicine conducts medical camp and multidisciplinary social responsibility initiatives in Seruwawila
The Sri Lanka College of Military Medicine joining hands with the Lions Club of Sri Jayawardenepura-Kotte and Navy Seva Vanitha Unit held a medical camp and multidisciplinary social responsibility initiatives at the Mangala Raja Maha Vihara, Seruwila on 08th October 2023.
11 Oct 2023
Wave N’ Lake Navy Hall declared open in Welisara
Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera declared open the Wave N’ Lake Navy Hall on an auspicious note in the Welisara Naval Complex on 07th October 2023. The occasion was also attended by the President of the Navy Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs Mala Lamahewa. Following the inauguration of this new facility, it is now ready and available for full-scale operations. For various ceremonial occasions of the Sri Lanka Navy and for the welfare of all Navy personnel, the construction was completed utilizing the financial contribution of the naval personnel as well as the technical contribution of the Navy.
08 Oct 2023
Commander of the Navy declares open ‘Commander Premlal Danwatte Theater'
Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera on 07th October 2023 declared open the ‘Commander Premlal Danwatte Theater’ in the Welisara Naval Complex. The theater that was previously known as the Navy Cultural Dance Hall was renamed as a tribute from the Navy to the late Commander Premlal Danwatte, who served as the Director of Music of the Royal Ceylon Navy and the Sri Lanka Navy. The dignified ceremony, held under the patronage of the Commander of the Navy, was also attended by the President of the Navy Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs Mala Lamahewa.
08 Oct 2023
Ambassador of Republic of Korea to Sri Lanka meets Commander of the Navy
The Ambassador of Republic of Korea to Sri Lanka, H.E. Miyon LEE met with the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera at the Navy Headquarters today (06th October 2023).
06 Oct 2023
Navy provides medical grade Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant to Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children
The Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera on 06th October 2023 declared open a medical grade Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant at the Lady Ridgeway Hospital for Children (LRH). This contribution, made available for the Hemodialysis Unit of LRH, is part of the Naval Social Responsibility (NSR) initiative, reflecting the Navy's commitment to serving the community.
06 Oct 2023
Defence Adviser of Indian High Commission in Colombo pays farewell call on Commander of the Navy
The Defence Adviser of Indian High Commission in Colombo, Captain Vikas Sood paid a farewell call on the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera at the Navy Headquarters on 05th October 2023.
06 Oct 2023
Deputy Commander Combined Maritime Forces based in Bahrain calls on Commander of the Navy
The Deputy Commander Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), Commodore (Royal Navy) Philip Edward Dennis, currently in Sri Lanka on an official visit, called on the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera at the Navy Headquarters today (02nd October 2023).
02 Oct 2023
Seven (07) medical officers pass out at Naval and Maritime Academy
In a momentous occasion, seven (07) officers belonging to the Medical Branch of the Sri Lanka Navy (Regular) passed out at the main parade ground of Naval and Maritime Academy (NMA) Trincomalee on 30th September 2023. The ceremony was graced by the Commandant Naval and Maritime Academy, Commodore Buddhika Liyanagamage.
01 Oct 2023
Commander of the Navy attends 25th International Seapower Symposium
The Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera attended the 25th International Seapower Symposium (ISS) which was held at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island from 19th to 22nd September 2023. As part of this visit, he met with several top brass of the maritime forces from regional and extra-regional countries, including the Vice Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Lisa M. Franchetti, the Commandant U.S. Coast Guard, Admiral Linda Fagan, Commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, Admiral Samuel J. Paparo and the Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, Vice Admiral Brad Cooper. During the ensuing discussions, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera shared views on maritime security, cooperation and several matters of bilateral importance with those chiefs of maritime forces.
26 Sep 2023