Navy Commander calls on Air Force Commander

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne today (21st July 2020) called on Commander of the Air Force, Air Marshal Sumangala Dias at the Air Force Headquarters. Commander of the Navy was accorded a Guard of Honour upon his arrival at the Air Force Headquarters. This visit also marked the first official interaction between them after Commander of the Navy assumed office as the 24th Navy Chief.

22 Jul 2020

Commander of the Navy calls on Acting Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne called on Acting Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva at the Army Headquarters today (21st July 2020). The Navy Commander was warmly received according a special Guard of Honour upon his arrival and this turned out to be the first meeting between the top brass of the Army and Navy after Vice Admiral Ulugetenne assumed office as the 24th Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy.

22 Jul 2020

Six (06) inmates leave Kalpitiya Naval quarantine center

Six (06) more inmates who were undergoing quarantine period in Naval quarantine center at Kalpitiya area, left the center after completion of their quarantine process, on 20th July 2020.

21 Jul 2020

Naval COVID – 19 cluster ceases to exist, naval personnel diagnosed with the virus gain full recovery

The last 03 naval personnel who had contracted COVID-19 and underwent treatment in hospital, were discharged from the Iranawila Hospital after gaining full recovery from the virus, confirmed by PCR tests, on 20th July 2020.

21 Jul 2020

Navy ensures cleanliness of beaches through continuous beach cleaning drives

The Navy launched several beach clean-up programmes in the Northern and Southern Naval Commands on 18th and 19th July 2020.

20 Jul 2020

Navy launches cashew planting project

SL Navy inaugurated the initial stage of a mega campaign of planting cashew saplings, in the Northern Naval Command on 19th July 2020.

20 Jul 2020

Two (02) more naval personnel discharged from hospitals following full recovery from COVID – 19, taking total recoveries to 903

Another 02 naval personnel who had contracted COVID-19 and underwent treatment in hospitals, were discharged from them after gaining full recovery from the virus, confirmed by PCR tests, on 18th July 2020.

19 Jul 2020

Navy assists apprehension of person with Kerala cannabis

The Navy along with the police apprehended a suspect in possession of drugs belonging to the category of Kerala cannabis, during a coordinated search conducted in Agalawatta area, Mathugama on 17th July 2020.

18 Jul 2020

Two (02) more naval personnel discharged from hospitals following full recovery from COVID – 19, taking total recoveries to 901

Another 02 naval personnel who had contracted COVID-19 and underwent treatment in hospitals, were discharged from them after gaining full recovery from the virus, confirmed by PCR tests, on 17th July 2020.

18 Jul 2020

Twenty four (24) individuals leave Kalpitiya and Boossa Naval Quarantine Centres

Twenty four (24) individuals who were undergoing quarantine process at the Naval Quarantine Centres at Boossa Naval Base and in Kalpitiya area, left those centres upon completion of their quarantine process, on 15th, 16th and 17th July 2020.

18 Jul 2020