Declaration of General Amnesty to armed-service absentees to obtain official discharge from 15th November to 31st December 2022
Official discharge of naval personnel who are absent without leave prior 25th October 2022 will be considered, after they report to the nearest naval establishment, within the aforementioned period.
15 Nov 2022
'Armed Forces Remembrance Day – 2022’ celebrated in dignified sequence
The solemn occasion of commemorating war veterans who paid the supreme sacrifice for the freedom of Motherland, at ‘Armed Forces Remembrance Day Commemoration Ceremony - 2022, was held at the Cenotaph War Memorial in the Viharamahadevi Park today (13th November 2022). The dignified ceremony, presided over by the Defence Secretary, General Kamal Gunaratne (Retd), was attended by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne.
13 Nov 2022
Proceedings of 72nd Anniversary of Navy commence at Ruwanwelisaya and Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi
The symbolic Kanchuka Puja and Flag Blessing ceremonies organized in view of the 72nd Anniversary of the Sri Lanka Navy were held under the auspices of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne along with the attendance of the President of Navy Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne at the Ruwanwelisaya and Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi in Anuradhapura on 09th and 10th November 2022. The Buddhist Association of Sri Lanka Navy organized these events to invoke blessings on the forthcoming Anniversary of the Sri Lanka Navy, falling on 09th December.
10 Nov 2022
National Hydrographer of the UK calls on Commander of the Navy
A delegation headed by the National Hydrographer of the United Kingdom, Rear Admiral Rhett Hatcher called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters on 08th November 2022.
09 Nov 2022
Katina Pinkama Ceremony of Sandahiru Seya held in Anuradhapura
The Katina Pinkama Ceremony of Sandahiru Seya in the sacred city of Anuradhapura was held on 03rd and 04th November 2022. The noblest annual religious ceremony held under the auspices of Defence Secretary, General Kamal Gunaratne (Retd), was also attended by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne.
06 Nov 2022
Inter-command Drill Competition concludes at SLNS Shiksha
The Inter-command Drill Competition came to a successful end at the main parade ground of SLNS Shiksha in Poonewa today (05th November 2022). The final round of the competition was graced by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne as the Chief Guest.
05 Nov 2022
32nd IMBL meeting concludes on successful note
The 32nd International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) meeting between the navies of India and Sri Lanka was held onboard SLNS Sayura at the Indo-Sri Lanka Maritime Boundary Line north of Kankesanthurai on 04th November 2022.
05 Nov 2022
Newly appointed Director General Sri Lanka Coast Guard calls on Commander of the Navy
Newly appointed Director General of Sri Lanka Coast Guard, Rear Admiral Pujitha Vithana called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters 03rd November 2022.
04 Nov 2022
Deputy Head of Mission of Embassy of France meets Commander of the Navy
Deputy Head of Mission of the Embassy of France in Colombo, Mr Aurélien Maillet met with Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters today (03rd November 2022).
03 Nov 2022
Navy bids adieu to Rear Admiral Prasanna Mahawithana
Rear Admiral Prasanna Mahawithana retired from naval service today (03rd November 2022), upon relinquishment of duties to which he was committed for nearly 35 years in the Sri Lanka Navy.
03 Nov 2022