Sri Lanka Naval Association commences poppy flower campaign to honour and remember war veterans
On the sidelines of the poppy flower campaign, launched to commemorate war veterans, the President of Sri Lanka Naval Association, Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne (Retd) pinned a poppy flower on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera at the Navy Headquarters today (24th October 2023).
24 Oct 2023
Five hundred and twenty-three (523) Navy recruits pass out in Boossa
In a vibrant ceremony, a total of five hundred and twenty-three (523) recruits from the 252nd intake of the Sri Lanka Navy's Regular and Volunteer Forces passed out at the main parade ground of SLNS Nipuna, Boossa on 20th October 2023. Among these recruits, 423 belonged to the Regular Force, while the remaining 100 were from the Volunteer Force.
21 Oct 2023
Rear Admiral Asanga Ranasuriya retires from naval service
Upon completion of his distinguished career spanning over thirty-five (35) years, Rear Admiral Asanga Ranasuriya retired from the naval service today (20th October 2023).
20 Oct 2023
INS ‘Airavat’ departs concluding her official visit
The Indian Naval Ship (INS) ‘Airavat’ which arrived in Colombo on 18th October 2023 on a formal visit, departed the island today (19th October). The Sri Lanka Navy bade a customary farewell to the departing ship in accordance with naval traditions at the port of Colombo.
19 Oct 2023
Navy-built 983rd RO plant vested in public at Thuparamaya, Anuradhapura
The 983rd Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant built as part of the Naval Social Responsibility Project was declared open for community use at Thuparamaya in Anuradhapura. The opening was held under the patronage of the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera today (18th October 2023).
19 Oct 2023
INS ‘Airavat’ arrives at port of Colombo
The Indian Naval Ship (INS) ‘Airavat’ arrived at the port of Colombo on a formal visit this morning (18th October 2023). The visiting ship was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in compliance with naval traditions.
18 Oct 2023
11th Indian Navy – Sri Lanka Navy Staff Talks begins in Colombo
11th Navy to Navy Staff Talks – Indian Navy and Sri Lanka Navy today (17 October 2023) commenced at the Light House Galley, Colombo. On the sidelines of this, the head of Indian Navy delegation, Rear Admiral Nirbhay Bapna who is also the Assistant Chief of Naval Staff – Foreign Cooperation and Liaison called on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera at the Navy Headquarters.
18 Oct 2023
Defence Adviser at High Commission of Kenya in New Delhi calls on Commander of the Navy
Defence Adviser of the High Commission of Kenya in New Delhi and accredited to Sri Lanka, Colonel Basil Mwambingu Mwakale called on the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera at the Navy Headquarters today (17th October March 2022).
18 Oct 2023
Indonesian Naval Ship ‘KRI BIMA SUCI – 945’ departs island
Indonesian Naval Ship ‘KRI BIMA SUCI – 945’ which arrived at the Port of Colombo on an official visit on 14th October 2023 departed the island on 15th October. The Sri Lanka Navy bade customary farewell to the BAROUE class training ship at the port of Colombo.
16 Oct 2023
USNS BRUNSWICK departs island after formal visit
United States Naval Ship (USNS) BRUNSWICK which arrived at the port of Colombo on 11th October 2023, departed the island on successful completion of the formal visit today (15th October).
15 Oct 2023