Commander of the Navy embarks on visit to Northern Naval Command

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne embarked on an official visit to the Northern Naval Command on 03rd April 2021. The visit was also joined by President Navy Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne.

05 Apr 2021

Commander of the Navy opens ‘Brahmanawatte Dhammakiththi Tissa Maha Nahimi Memorial Pilgrimage Hall’ at Nagadeepa Rajamaha Viharaya

The three-storied ‘Brahmanawatte Dhammakiththi Tissa Maha Nahimi Memorial Pilgrimage Hall’, built utilizing manpower made available by the Navy at Nagadeepa Purana Rajamaha Viharaya, was declared open under the patronage of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne and with the attendance of President Navy Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne today (03rd April 2021).

03 Apr 2021

Commander of the Navy opens new 'Dhathu Mandiraya' at Sri Abhinawarama Viharaya in Himbutana

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne presided over the opening ceremony of new ‘Dhathu Mandiraya’ at Sri Abhinawarama Viharaya in Himbutana, Mulleriyawa today (02nd April 2021).

02 Apr 2021

Navy lends helping hand for renovation of Roman Catholic Primary School in Niripola, Hanwella

The children’s playground and several other renovated facilities at Roman Catholic Primary School in Niripola, Hanwella were declared open for the benefit of school children on 29th March 2021. Dr. Miran Salgado along with his family members in the United States of America extended financial assistance for the school renovation which was undertaken by the Navy as one of its social responsibility initiatives.

01 Apr 2021

Commander of the Navy attends launching ceremony of ‘Haritha TV’

The maiden telecast of 'Haritha TV', launched by the board of governors of Sri Jinarathana Vocational Technical Training Center affiliated to the Gangarama Temple, Hunupitiya - Colombo, was inaugurated under the patronage of His Excellency the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the temple premises today (31st March 2021). The special event which marked another feat in television broadcasting was attended by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne.

31 Mar 2021

Commander of the Navy attends Square Chamber treasure-depositing ceremony at Sandahiru Stupa

The religious ceremony held for the depositing of treasures at the Square Chamber of the Sandahiru Stupa got off the ground under the auspices of Defence Secretary General (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne in the sacred city of Anuradhapura this morning (28th March 2021). Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne and President Navy Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne also attended this spiritual event that was held amidst a religious setting on the ‘Medin’ full moon poya day.

28 Mar 2021

377 recruits of 241st intake pass out at SLNS Shiksha, Poonewa

Three hundred and seventy seven (377) recruits of 241st intake of Sri Lanka Navy’s Regular and Volunteer Forces, passed out in Poonewa on 27th March 2021, after successful completion of their basic training.

28 Mar 2021

Oceanlust’s reef cleaning project kicks off with the attendance of Commander of the Navy

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne presided over the inauguration of 1st reef cleaning project in 2021 organized by ‘Oceanlust’ e-magazine at Malima Club House, Uswetakeiyawa today (27th March 2021). The main aim of the programme was to clean the natural coral reef extending northwards from the Kelani estuary and the neighboring shoreline.

27 Mar 2021

New Deputy Chief of Staff calls on Commander of the Navy

Rear Admiral Meril Sudarshana, after having assumed office as the Deputy Chief of Staff of Sri Lanka Navy on 21st March 2021, called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters today (26th March 2021).

26 Mar 2021

27 naval artificer apprentices pass out in Welisara

The passing out parade of naval artificer apprentices of the 17th artificer intake of the Sri Lanka Navy was held at the main parade ground of Naval Institute of Technology in Welisara today (23rd March 2021). The ceremony was graced by Commandant Volunteer Naval Force, Rear Admiral Sanath Uthpala, as the Chief Guest.

23 Mar 2021