Navy-constructed Lankagama Nilwella Bridge vested with the public

The Navy-constructed Lankagama Nilwella Bridge was ceremonially declared open on 10th April 2021. The opening ceremony was held under the patronage of the Governor of Southern Province, Dr. Willy Gamage and with the attendance of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne. The new bridge connects the villages of Lankagama and Nilwella of Neluwa in the Southern Province.

11 Apr 2021

‘Underwater Gallery Nilwella’ declared open as attractive prospect on southern coast

At the invitation of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne Minister of Youth & Sports, Honorable Namal Rajapaksa declared open the ‘Underwater Gallery Nilwella’ at Nilwella beach today (10th April 2021). Built with the contribution of the Sri Lanka Navy, this latest addition in the southern coast of Nilwella, would from here on attract more local and foreign holidaymakers towards this popular tourist destination.

10 Apr 2021

Rear Admiral Senarath Wijesooriya honoured in send-off salute

Relinquishing duties to which he was committed more than 34 years, Rear Admiral Senarath Wijesooriya retired from naval service today (09th April 2021).

09 Apr 2021

Seventy two (72) senior and junior ratings receive interest free loans

Sri Lanka Navy granted an interest free loan worth Rs. 500,000 each to 43 senior sailors and Rs. 200,000 each to 29 junior sailors in the Leading Rate today (07th April 2021). The occasion to hand over cheques, amounting to Rs. 27.3 million in total, to the beneficiaries was presided over by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters.

07 Apr 2021

Defence Secretary visits Defence Services College, Colombo

The Defence Secretary, General (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne visited the Defence Services College, Colombo on 05th April 2021. The occasion was also joined by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne.

06 Apr 2021

Commander of the Navy embarks on visit to Northern Naval Command

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne embarked on an official visit to the Northern Naval Command on 03rd April 2021. The visit was also joined by President Navy Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne.

05 Apr 2021

Commander of the Navy opens ‘Brahmanawatte Dhammakiththi Tissa Maha Nahimi Memorial Pilgrimage Hall’ at Nagadeepa Rajamaha Viharaya

The three-storied ‘Brahmanawatte Dhammakiththi Tissa Maha Nahimi Memorial Pilgrimage Hall’, built utilizing manpower made available by the Navy at Nagadeepa Purana Rajamaha Viharaya, was declared open under the patronage of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne and with the attendance of President Navy Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne today (03rd April 2021).

03 Apr 2021

Commander of the Navy opens new 'Dhathu Mandiraya' at Sri Abhinawarama Viharaya in Himbutana

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne presided over the opening ceremony of new ‘Dhathu Mandiraya’ at Sri Abhinawarama Viharaya in Himbutana, Mulleriyawa today (02nd April 2021).

02 Apr 2021

Navy lends helping hand for renovation of Roman Catholic Primary School in Niripola, Hanwella

The children’s playground and several other renovated facilities at Roman Catholic Primary School in Niripola, Hanwella were declared open for the benefit of school children on 29th March 2021. Dr. Miran Salgado along with his family members in the United States of America extended financial assistance for the school renovation which was undertaken by the Navy as one of its social responsibility initiatives.

01 Apr 2021

Commander of the Navy attends launching ceremony of ‘Haritha TV’

The maiden telecast of 'Haritha TV', launched by the board of governors of Sri Jinarathana Vocational Technical Training Center affiliated to the Gangarama Temple, Hunupitiya - Colombo, was inaugurated under the patronage of His Excellency the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa at the temple premises today (31st March 2021). The special event which marked another feat in television broadcasting was attended by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne.

31 Mar 2021