US Defence Advisor in Sri Lanka meets Commander of the Navy

The Defence Advisor to the US embassy in Sri Lanka, Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Heze met Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva at the Naval Headquarters, today (19th June).

19 Jun 2019

Navy renders assistance to extinguish fire erupted at house in Welisara

The Navy firefighters managed to extinguish a sudden fire erupted at a house in Mahabage, Welisara today (19th June).

19 Jun 2019

Commander of the Air Force calls on Commander of the Navy

Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sumangala Dias called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva at the Naval Headquarters this morning (19th June).

19 Jun 2019

Suspect apprehended with 4,017 conch shells

Naval personnel apprehended a suspect transferring conch shells by illegal means in Thalaimannar area on 18th June 2019.

19 Jun 2019

Indian servicemen with spouses visit Southern Naval Command

A 200-member Indian tri-force delegation accompanied by their spouses made a visit to the Southern Naval Command on 17th June 2019

19 Jun 2019

Navy apprehends three persons with 1638.8 kg of Beedi leaves

A team of Naval personnel apprehended 3 persons with 1638.8 kg of Beedi leaves during raids carried out at lagoon area in Kalpitiya and at Thalpadu beach area in Mannar, in the early morning today (18th June).

18 Jun 2019

INS Ranvir arrives at Colombo harbour

The Indian Naval Ship (INS) Ranvir arrived at the Colombo harbour on a goodwill visit today (18th June). The Sri Lanka Navy welcomed the visiting ship in compliance with naval traditions, on her arrival.

18 Jun 2019

Navy apprehends a person with 538g of Kerala cannabis

During a raid conducted in Dewata area, Galle on 17th June, naval personnel apprehended a person with 538g of Kerala cannabis.

18 Jun 2019

Lieutenant Commander Eranda Wickramasinghe takes over command of SLNS Ranavijaya

Lieutenant Commander (G) Eranda Wickramasinghe took over the duties as the new Commanding Officer of the Landing Craft Mechanized (LCM) SLNS Ranavijaya on 17th June 2019.

18 Jun 2019

Clarification on news article published on Colombo Telegraph

In apropos to the article published in the Colombo Telegraph today (17th June 2019), quoting a part of a comment made by the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc during the “Pathikada” programme on Sirasa TV on US Military presence in Sri Lanka.

17 Jun 2019