Navy assists conduct of annual feast mass at St. Anthony's Shrine, Kochchikade
The annual feast mass of St. Anthony’s Shrine, Kochchikade was held in the morning of 13th June under the auspices of His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith, the Archbishop of Colombo. Sri Lanka Navy rendered its assistance for the conduct of this spiritual ceremony which was participated by a large number of Catholic devotees.
13 Jun 2022
Pakistan NDU delegation calls on Commander of the Navy
A Pakistan National Defence University (NDU) delegation headed by Air Commodore Akhtar Imran Saddozai called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters today (07th June 2022).
07 Jun 2022
Capacity building training programme conducted by European Union begins at Navy Headquarters
Fourteen (14) Staff Officers engaging in operational duties representing the Navy Headquarters and the Naval Commands of Sri Lanka Navy embarked on a five-day capacity building training programme on European Union (EU) Critical Maritime Route Wider Indian Ocean (CRIMARIO) II platform, hosted under Indo-Pacific Regional Information Sharing (IORIS) programme from 06th to 10th June at the Lighthouse Galley, Colombo.
07 Jun 2022
Newly appointed Commander of the Army meets Commander of the Navy
Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage, who was appointed as the 24th Commander of the Sri Lanka Army, met with Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters today (06th June 2022).
06 Jun 2022
Commander of the Navy Chief Guest at SBS insignia awarding ceremony
Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne presided over the awarding of insignia to 03 officers and 19 sailors of the 29th Special Boat Squadron (SBS) intake at the SBS Headquarters in Naval Dockyard, Trincomalee today (05th June 2022).
05 Jun 2022
Navy contingent leaves the island for RIMPAC 2022
Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) contingent which is expected to take part in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2022, hosted by the US Pacific Fleet, left for Australia from the Bandaranaike International Airport this morning (04th June 2022) by a special flight arranged by Royal Australian Air Force. The SLN contingent comprises 50 naval personnel including both officers and sailors.
04 Jun 2022
Navy launches mangrove planting projects in Mannar and Arugam Bay
Continuing with the Mangrove Conservation Project of the Navy, two mangrove planting drives were conducted in the coastal area of Mannar and Arugam Bay Lagoon on 20th and 21st May 2022.
25 May 2022
JMSDF Training Squadron ships depart the island
The Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force (JMSDF) Training Squadron ships ‘KASHIMA’ and ‘SHIMAKAZE’ which recently arrived at the port of Colombo on a three day visit, departed the island today (21st May 2022) concluding their official visit.
21 May 2022
Navy plants mangrove saplings in coastal areas of North
As part of the Mangrove Conservation Project of the Navy, a mangrove planting drive was conducted in coastal areas of the Mandaitivu Island and Ponnalai Lagoon, Jaffna under the patronage of Commander Northern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Priyantha Perera today (20th May 2022).
20 May 2022
His Excellency the President presides National War Heroes’ Day commemoration at National War Heroes’ Monument, Battaramulla
The Commander in Chief of Armed Forces, His Excellency the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa today (19th May 2022) presided over the National War Heroes’ Day Commemoration 2022 held at the National War Heroes’ Monument in Battaramulla. The ceremony held in a dignified sequence was attended by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne.
19 May 2022