Navy Marines storm Galle Face Green for amphibious demonstration

On the sidelines of 73rd Independence Day celebrations Sri Lanka Navy staged an amphibious landing demonstration at the Galle Face Green, Colombo on 04th February 2021.

05 Feb 2021

Naval gun battery booms on Independence Day to honour the nation

In parallel with the 73rd National Independence Day celebrations held under the theme ‘A Wealthy Tomorrow - Prosperous Motherland’, Sri Lanka Navy honoured the nation by according a 25-Gun Salute onboard Sri Lanka Naval Ship (SLNS) Samudura by 12.00 noon today (04th February 2021).

04 Feb 2021

Navy proudly takes part in 73rd National Independence Day celebrated with grandeur

The main ceremony of 73rd National Independence Day under the theme ‘A Wealthy Tomorrow - Prosperous Motherland’ was held in a dignified sequence at the Independence Square, Colombo this morning (04th February 2021). The apex of the this year’s ceremony was headed by the President of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, His Excellency Gotabaya Rajapaksa and the annual national spectacle was coloured by Sri Lanka Navy, filled with great pride.

04 Feb 2021

Southeastern Naval Command provides supplies for school children in the area

A programme to provide school supplies for several schools in Ampara got off ground under the auspices of Commander Southeastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Jayantha Gamage.

01 Feb 2021

Late Rear Admiral Mohan Jayamaha memorial statue unveiled in Dambulla

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne today (29th January 2021) presided over a ceremony at Weera Mohan Jayamaha Maha Vidyalaya in Dambulla, where he unveiled a memorial statue built in commemoration of late Rear Admiral Mohan Jayamaha who made the supreme sacrifice for motherland.

29 Jan 2021

Naval personnel receive first jabs of ‘AstraZeneca Covishield’ at Navy General Hospital, Welisara

The inoculation of the first shots of ‘AstraZeneca Covishield’ vaccine to naval personnel got underway today (29th January 2021), after the doses allocated to the Navy were brought to the Navy General Hospital, Welisara form the Ministry of Health. This vaccine consignment arrived in the island following a request made by the President His Excellency, Gotabaya Rajapaksa from the Indian Government. Launching the vaccination efforts in the Navy, a group of naval personnel working frontline in the fight against COVID-19 were administered their first doses to this effect today.

29 Jan 2021

DSCSC Commandant pays courtesy call on Commander of the Navy

The newly appointed Commandant of the Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC), Major General Nishantha Herath called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at Navy Headquarters today (27th January 2021).

27 Jan 2021

French Ambassador meets Commander Southern Naval Area

His Excellency Eric Lavertu, Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka met with Commander Southern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Priyantha Perera at the Southern Naval Command Headquarters on 19th January 2021.

20 Jan 2021

Captain Nissanka Wickramasinghe assumes duties as Commanding Officer SBS

Captain Nissanka Wickramasinghe assumed duties as the new Commanding Officer of Special Boat Squadron (SBS) at its Headquarters on 15th January 2021.

19 Jan 2021

Rear Admiral Sumith Weerasinghe takes over duties as Chief of Staff of the Navy

Rear Admiral Sumith Weerasinghe was appointed as the Chief of Staff of Sri Lanka Navy with effect from 15th January 2021, by the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, His Excellency Gotabaya Rajapaksa.

16 Jan 2021