Naval gun battery booms on Independence Day to honour the nation
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
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
Rear Admiral Sumith Weerasinghe takes over duties as Chief of Staff of the Navy