Navy bids adieu to Rear Admiral Fred Senaviratne

Rear Admiral Fred Senaviratne today (25th August 2020) retired from naval service, upon completion of his distinguished career spanning over 33 years in the Navy.

25 Aug 2020

Defence Attaché of Embassy of People’s Republic of China calls on Navy Commander

Senior Colonel Wan Dong, the Defence Attaché of the Embassy of People's Republic of China in Sri Lanka paid a courtesy call on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters today (24th August 2020).

25 Aug 2020

SLNS ‘Parakramabahu’ proudly celebrates her 01st anniversary

SLNS ‘Parakramabahu’, one of the Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) of the Sri Lanka Navy, proudly marked her 01st anniversary on 22nd August 2020.

24 Aug 2020

Commander of the Navy attends Perahera Ceremony of Bellanwila Rajamaha Viharaya

The annual Esala Festival and Perahera Ceremony of the Bellanwila Rajamaha Viharaya were held from 19th to 23rd August 2020. Meanwhile, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne took part in the ancient ‘Pavada Perahera’ which paraded along the streets on 22nd August.

24 Aug 2020

362 recruits passed out in Boossa upon completion of basic training

Three hundred and sixty two (362) regular and volunteer recruits of the 240th intake of Sri Lanka Navy, after completing their basic training, passed out in a colourful ceremony held at the parade ground of SLNS Nipuna in Boossa on 21st August 2020. The ceremony held in accordance with time-honoured naval traditions was graced by Director General Training, Rear Admiral AARK Perera, as the Chief Guest.

22 Aug 2020

Central Yanmar Workshop of North Central Naval Command declared open

The newly established Yanmar Workshop of the North Central Naval Command was declared open by Commander North Central Naval Area at SLNS Pandukabhaya on 18th August 2020.

22 Aug 2020

Navy Commander calls on Archbishop of Colombo

Making his maiden visit to the Archbishop's House upon assumption of office as Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne called on His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith and received his blessings today (21st August 2020).

22 Aug 2020

Pakistan Defence Adviser pays farewell courtesy call on Navy Commander

Colonel Sajjad Ali, Defence Adviser of the High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka, making a formal visit to the Navy Headquarters, paid a farewell courtesy call on Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne on 20th August 2020.

21 Aug 2020

Russian Military, Air and Naval Attaché calls on Commander of the Navy

The Military, Air and Naval Attaché of the Embassy of the Russian Federation in Colombo, Colonel Denis I. Shkoda paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters on 20th August 2020.

21 Aug 2020

DG Civil Security Department meets with Navy Chief

Director General, Civil Security Department (CSD), Rear Admiral (Retd) Ananda Peiris met with Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Navy Headquarters on 20th August 2020.

21 Aug 2020