Navy Seva Vanitha Unit launches tree planting programme to coincide with International Day of Forests

Following a notion by the President of Navy Seva Vanitha Unit (NSVU), Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne a command-wise tree planting campaign had been organized, to mark the International Day of Forests that fell on 21st March 2021. At the invitation of the NSVU President, Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne graced the main event in the Western Naval Command, held at SLNS Gemunu, Welisara on 21st March 2021.

LB Finance Ltd., in coordination with the 'Thuru Sansadaya', provided plants to the Navy Seva Vanitha Unit for this tree planting programme. Meanwhile, Commander of the Navy, NSVU President, new Vice President of NSVU, Mrs. Dilini Wevita, Commander Western Naval Area, Rear Admiral Meril Sudarshana and senior NSVU member, Mrs. Ayoni Wevita planted saplings of ‘Mee Tree’ marking this special event. This worthy cause was also joined by executive committee members and other members of Navy Seva Vanitha Unit.

Further, Flag Officers, officers, lady officers, sailors and the staff of Navy Seva Vanitha Unit were present on this occasion.