INS ‘Nireekshak’ arrives in Trincomalee
The Indian Naval Ship (INS) ‘Nireekshak’ arrived at the Trincomalee harbour on a formal visit this morning (14th September 2023). The visiting ship was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in compliance with naval tradition.
14 Sep 2023
A discussion on Marine Disaster Response Process held in Navy Headquarters
A special discussion on the role of the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) Colombo and the contingency plan for maritime disasters was held at the Navy Headquarters on 06th September 2023. The discussion which was presided by the Deputy Chief of Staff and Director General Operations, Rear Admiral Pradeep Rathnayake was also attended by a group of representatives from Marine Environment Protection Authority and the European Union Mission in Sri Lanka.
12 Sep 2023
Commander of the Navy visits Northwestern Naval Command
The Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera undertook a formal visit to the Northwestern Naval Command on the 09th and 10th of September 2023. This visit encompassed a comprehensive overview of operational matters, developmental initiatives, and welfare projects underway within the command.
11 Sep 2023
Eleven (11) naval artificer apprentices pass out after successful completion of training at Naval Institute of Technology
On successful completion of their training at Naval Institute of Technology (NIT) in Welisara, eleven (11) naval artificer apprentices of the 19th artificer intake of NIT passed out at the main parade ground of NIT in Welisara today (08th September 2023). The ceremony was graced by Director General Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Rear Admiral Viraj Leelarathna, as the Chief Guest.
08 Sep 2023
Commander of the Navy attends 16th International Research Conference of KDU
The 16th International Research Conference (IRC) of the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) commenced at the KDU Auditorium on 07th September 2023 with the gracious presence of the Chief of Staff to the President and National Security Advisor, Mr. Sagala Ratnayaka. The event which was graced by the Defence Secretary, General Kamal Gunaratne (Retd), as the Guest of Honour, was also attended by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera.
08 Sep 2023
Presidential Task Force to combat the use of poisonous and dangerous drugs convenes at Navy Headquarters
The Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera who is also the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force to combat the use of poisonous and dangerous drugs chaired a special meeting at the Navy Headquarters in Colombo on 01st September 2023.
06 Sep 2023
VNF Annual Training Camp commences
The Volunteer Naval Force (VNF) Annual Training Camp commenced at the VNF Headquarters in Welisara on 04th September 2023. The event was graced by Commander Western Naval Area and Commandant Volunteer Naval Force, Rear Admiral Saman Perera.
06 Sep 2023
Rear Admiral Suresh De Silva assumes duties as Commander Eastern Naval Area
Rear Admiral Suresh De Silva assumed duties as Commander Eastern Naval Area at the Command Headquarters in Trincomalee on 03rd September 2023.
04 Sep 2023
INS Delhi departs concluding her official visit
The Indian Naval Ship (INS) Delhi which arrived in Colombo on 01st September 2023 on a formal visit, departed the island today (03rd September). The Sri Lanka Navy bade a customary farewell to the departing ship in accordance with naval tradition at the port of Colombo.
03 Sep 2023
Rear Admiral Dammika Kumara assumes duties as new Vice Chancellor of Kotelawala Defence University
Rear Admiral Dammika Kumara assumed duties as the fifth (5th) Vice Chancellor (VC) of the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) on 01st September 2023.
02 Sep 2023