Bathymetric Fair Sheet of Valaichchenai Lagoon handed over to Commander of the Navy
The Chief Hydrographer of the Navy, Rear Admiral Prasad Kariyapperuma handed over the Bathymetric Fair Sheet of Valaichchenai Lagoon to the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera at the Navy Headquarters today (08th August 2023). The Sri Lanka Navy Hydrographic Service has prepared this Bathymetric Fair Sheet upon a survey of underwater topography of the Valaichchenai Lagoon, to identify a safe entrance to the Valaichchenai fisheries harbour in Batticaloa.
08 Aug 2023
Navy renders assistance to conduct annual feast of St Anne's Church, Kalpitiya
The annual feast of St Anne's Church Thalawila, Kalpitiya was held on a successful note, with the attendance of a large group of devotees on 06th August 2023. The special service of the church festival was conducted by Rt. Rev. Dr. Valence Mendis.
07 Aug 2023
Commander of the Navy attends prayer service at St. Anne's Church - Thalawila
The Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera on 03rd August 2023 attended the evening prayer service at St. Anne's Church – Thalawila. He also paid his obeisance to Parish Priest Rev. Fr. Lyle Fernando and received the blessings.
04 Aug 2023
Commander of the Navy visits Northern Naval Command
The Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera embarked on a formal two-day visit to the Northern Naval Command on 02nd and 03rd August 2023. The visit was aimed at inspecting the progress of key development and welfare projects and operational matters in the Northern Naval Command. In addition, he also addressed a cross section of officers and sailors, regarding their designated role in the Sri Lanka Navy.
04 Aug 2023
INS Khanjar departs concluding her official visit
The Indian Naval Ship (INS) Khanjar which arrived in Trincomalee on 29th July 2023 on a three day formal visit, departed the island today (31st July). The Sri Lanka Navy bade a customary farewell to the departing ship in accordance with naval tradition at the port of Trincomalee.
31 Jul 2023
JMSDF ship SAMIDARE (DD-106) departs after successful naval exercise
The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Destroyer SAMIDARE (DD-106) which arrived in Colombo on 20th July 2023 on a formal visit, departed the island today (29th July). The Sri Lanka Navy bade a customary farewell to the departing ship in accordance with naval tradition at the port of Colombo. SAMIDARE (DD-106) arrived in Sri Lanka with a view to strengthening cooperation with partner navies in the Indo-Pacific region.
29 Jul 2023
INS Khanjar arrives at port of Trincomalee
The Indian Naval Ship (INS) Khanjar arrived at the Port of Trincomalee on a formal visit this morning (29th July 2023). The visiting ship was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in compliance with naval traditions.
29 Jul 2023
Several facilities of KDU Southern Campus declared open
The fully-fledged Cadets’ Mess and accommodation facilities at Southern Campus of the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) were declared open by Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) today (28th July 2023). The event was also attended by the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera.
28 Jul 2023
Navy-built mobile RO plant handed over to Police STF
A mobile Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant built by the Sri Lanka Navy for the Police Special Task Force (STF) contingent scheduled to join United Nations (UN) peacekeeping operations in South Sudan, was formally handed over to STF at its Training School in Katukurunda on 25th July 2023.
28 Jul 2023
Navy conducts dental clinic and awareness programme for school children
As part of another Naval Social Responsibility initiative of the Sri Lanka Navy, a dental clinic and an awareness programme were held for school children at Daranagama Primary School, Biyagama today (27th July 2023). The event which was conducted under the supervision of Director Naval Dental Services, Surgeon Commodore Nandani Wijedoru was graced by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera.
27 Jul 2023