USS Charleston (LCS - 18) arrived at the Port of Trincomalee departs the island
USS Charleston (LCS - 18) of the U.S. Navy arrived at the Port of Trincomalee on the morning of 11th March 2023. Upon her arrival, the ship was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in compliance with naval tradition.
12 Mar 2023
Navy renders assistance to conduct St. Anthony's Church festival in Palaitivu
The annual festival of St. Anthony's Church on the Palaitivu Island, Jaffna was successfully held on 10th and 11th March 2022. The Sri Lanka Navy provided facilities for conduct of the event and convenience of the devotees.
12 Mar 2023
Navy Seva Vanitha Unit organizes special programme to celebrate International Women's Day
The Navy Seva Vanitha Unit (NSVU) today (11th March 2023) held a special programme to mark the International Women's Day, which fell on 08th March. The event was held under the patronage of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera and the President of NSVU, Mrs Mala Lamahewa in the Welisara Naval Complex.
11 Mar 2023
Five (05) Service Entry candidates commissioned at Naval and Maritime Academy
In a momentous occasion, the Sri Lanka Navy commissioned five (05) Service Entry candidates into the naval service. The ceremony was held at the Naval and Maritime Academy (NMA) Trincomalee today (11th March 2023). At the invitation of the Commandant NMA, Rear Admiral Damian Fernando the ceremony was graced by Commander Eastern Naval Area and Commandant Volunteer Naval Force, Rear Admiral Dammika Kumara, as the Chief Guest.
11 Mar 2023
Commander of the Navy graces SBS insignia awarding ceremony as Chief Guest
The Special Boat Squadron (SBS) held an insignia awarding and passing out ceremony today (10th March 2023) to mark the termination of SBS training which was successfully completed by 01 officer and 31 sailors. At the invitation of the Commanding Officer SBS, Commander Dharmasiri Herath, the Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera, as the Chief Guest, graced the event which was held in a dignified sequence at the SBS Headquarters in the Naval Dockyard, Trincomalee.
10 Mar 2023
Pakistan High Commissioner in Sri Lanka meets Commander of the Navy
The High Commissioner of Pakistan to Sri Lanka, Major General Umar Farooq Burki (Retd) met with the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera at the Navy Headquarters in Colombo today (09th March 2023).
09 Mar 2023
46th edition of ‘Sayurusara’ magazine launched
The 46th 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, Lieutenant Commander (VNF) SR Sudusinghe at the Navy Headquarters today (08th March 2023).
08 Mar 2023
Navy pitches in to conduct community eye clinic and health camp in Abeypura, Trincomalee
The Sri Lanka Navy joined hands with the Lions Clubs of Trincomalee and Hendala to conduct a community eye clinic and non-communicable diseases prevention programme at the Abeypura Community Health Centre, Trincomalee on 05th March 2023.
06 Mar 2023
The Navy assists conduct of annual feast of St. Anthony’s Church in Kachchativu on successful note
The annual feast of St. Anthony’s Church in Kachchativu concluded on a successful note on 03rd and 04th March 2023. Kachchativu is an islet belonging to Sri Lanka, located close to the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) of Sri Lanka and India. The main mass of the church festival was conducted by the Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Colombo, Rt. Rev. Anton Ranjith Pillenayagam, and proceedings of the event had been organised under the guidance of the District Secretary of Jaffna, Mr. A Sivabalasundaram and with the contribution of Northern Naval Command. The annual festival was attended by a number of devotees from both India and Sri Lanka. On behalf of the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera, the main mass was attended by the Commander Northern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Aruna Tennekoon.
04 Mar 2023
Rear Admiral Janaka Nissanka assumes command of North Central Naval Command
Rear Admiral Janaka Nissanka assumed duties as Commander North Central Naval Area at the Command Headquarters today (02nd March 2023).
02 Mar 2023