Navy-constructed ‘Latha Mandapaya’ and ‘Lotus Pond’ at University of Peradeniya declared open

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne on 06th January 2021 ceremonially declared open a pillared structure (Latha Mandapaya) and Lotus Pond (Nelumpokuna) constructed with the contribution of Sri Lanka Navy, at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya.

07 Jan 2021

‘Men in Whites’ provide special apparel for differently abled Navy war veterans

An organization named ‘Men in Whites’, comprising ex-Navy officers provided t-shirts, made of yarn produced by recycled plastic, to differently abled Navy war veterans, during a simple ceremony held at the Navy Headquarters on 31st December 2020. Accordingly, the special apparel was symbolically handed over to Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne by Commander (Retd) Hiran Zoyza and and Lieutenant (Retd), representing ‘Men in Whites.

06 Jan 2021

Another Reverse Osmosis plant vested with the public in Ambalantota

Yet another Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant, built as a social responsibility initiative of the Sri Lanka Navy, vested with the public at Siyambalakote in Ambalantota on 03rd January 2021. The opening of this facility was presided over by Minister of Irrigation and State Minister of Internal Security, Home Affairs and Disaster Management, Hon. Chamal Rajapaksa.

04 Jan 2021

Navy takes over hoisting of National Flag at Galle Face and Ceremonial Guard at President’s House

Sri Lanka Navy took over the customary duty of hoisting of National Flag at the Galle Face and Ceremonial Guard at the President’s House, Colombo from Sri Lanka Army on 31st December 2020 and today (01st January 2021).

01 Jan 2021

Navy pledges its commitment to nation building

Beginning the proceedings on the first working day in the New Year-2021, the ceremony to take the oath of allegiance to public service was held under the auspices of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters this morning (01st January 2021).

01 Jan 2021

New Year message of Commander of the Navy

With the dawn of the New Year – 2021, as the Commander of the Navy, I am very pleased to wish all naval personnel and civil staff employees a Happy New Year that would enable you to realize all your good thoughts, aspirations and determination.

01 Jan 2021

Navy bids farewell to Rear Admiral D Wijetunga

Rear Admiral D Wijetunga today (31st December 2020) retired from naval service, upon completion of his distinguished career spanning over 34 years in the Sri Lanka Navy.

31 Dec 2020

Commander of the Navy visits North Central Naval Command

Making a visit to the North Central Naval Command, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne looked into the Command’s operational readiness, its administrative function and welfare facilities, on 26th and 27th December 2020.

28 Dec 2020

Navy-built 800th RO plant declared open at Ruwanwelisaya

As yet another extension of Navy’s Social Responsibility initiatives, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne today (26th December 2020) declared open the 800th Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant, set up utilizing the manpower and technology enabled by the Navy and capital made available by Naval Social Responsibility Fund, at Ruwanwelisaya, in Anuradhapura.

26 Dec 2020

Chaithya enshrining ashes of late Most Ven. Gnanadeepa Thero of Denmark vested with devotees for veneration

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne today (26th December 2020) attended a spiritual ceremony in which he vested a Chaithya built at Ethdalagala Aranya Senasana in Meegalewa, Anuradhapura enshrining ashes of late Most Ven. Gnanadeepa Thero of Denmark, for the veneration of Buddhist devotees. The construction work of this Chaithya was carried out with manpower and funds made available by Sri Lanka Navy.

26 Dec 2020