Navy seizes narcotics worth more than Rs. 15.86 billion street value in 2021

The Sri Lanka Navy has made a significant contribution to the realization of the government's efforts to save the future generation of the nation from the menace of drugs. Thus, in the year 2021 alone, the Navy has mounted successful narcotic raids in island waters and on high seas and has seized a large consignment of illegal drugs worth over Rs. 15.86 billion street value. ...

2021-12-31

Blood donation camp held in Southern Naval Command

Coinciding with events held as part of the 71st anniversary of the Sri Lanka Navy, the Southern Naval Command organized a blood donation campaign at SLNS Nipuna on 30th December 2021. ...

2021-12-31

Southeastern Naval Command conducts badminton tournament

A badminton tournament cum a coaching programme organized by the Southeastern Naval Command was held at the Command Badminton Court Complex from 28th to 30th December 2021. ...

2021-12-31

Winners of Navy Public Speaking Competition and Admiral Clancy Fernando Memorial Essay Competition receive certificates and prizes

The winners of Navy Public Speaking Competition - 2020 and Admiral Clancy Fernando Memorial Essay Competition – 2021 received certificates and prizes during a ceremony presided by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne at the Admiral Somathilake Dissanayake Auditorium on 30th December 2021 at Naval Headquarters. The competitions were organized by the Naval Research Wing in a bid to provide opportunities for naval personnel to hone their writing and public speaking skills....

2021-12-31

Navy seizes Kerala cannabis worth over Rs. 26 million with 05 suspects

A special operation carried out by the Navy in Suhandipuram, Pudukuduirippu in Mullaitivu in the early hours on 30th December 2021 led to the seizure of about 89kg and 200g of Kerala cannabis with 05 suspects. ...

2021-12-31

Four naval personnel recognized by IMO for their bravery at sea

Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne presented certificates of commendation under the ‘IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea – 2021’ to 04 naval personnel, during a special ceremony held at the Auditorium of Naval and Maritime Academy, Trincomalee recently. The certificates of commendation were issued by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) taking into account the bravery of these individuals. ...

2021-12-30

Eastern Naval Command organizes blood donation campaign

The Eastern Naval Command organized a blood donation campaign at the Naval Dockyard, Trincomalee recently, as part of its events held in parallel with the 71st anniversary of the Sri Lanka Navy. ...

2021-12-29

A spiritual event held at Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya as part of religious segment of Navy’s 71st Anniversary

As part of the religious segment of Sri Lanka Navy’s 71st Anniversary, a spiritual event was held at the Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya on 28th December 2021. The special ritual was presided over by Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne, in the company of the President of Navy Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne....

2021-12-29

Navy launches tree planting campaign in Panama

A tree planting campaign, launched by Sri Lanka Navy, was held in Panama area under the auspices of Commander Southeastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Pradeep Rathnayake today (27th December 2021). ...

2021-12-27

Navy conducts beach cleaning programme in Talaimannar

A beach cleaning programme, organized by Sri Lanka Navy, was successfully conducted in the beach area from Urumalai to Talaimannar on 26th December 2021....

2021-12-27

Several welfare facilities dedicated to naval personnel in Northwestern Naval Command declared open

Several new constructions put up with a view to expanding welfare facilities of naval personnel in Northwestern Naval Command were declared open by Commander Northwestern Naval Area, Rear Admiral Jayantha Kularathne on 23rd and 24th December 2021....

2021-12-26

About 517kg of Kerala cannabis worth approx. Rs. 155 million held in northern waters

A special operation mounted by the Navy in the seas off Kovilan Lighthouse, Jaffna on the night of 23rd December 2021 led to the seizure of over 355kg and 162kg stocks of Kerala cannabis with 02 suspects in two separate occasions....

2021-12-24

Blood donation campaign in North Central Naval Command

A blood donation campaign organized by the North Central Naval Command was held with the contribution of naval personnel of the Command at the Malima Reception Hall, Poonewa on 23rd December 2021....

2021-12-24

Navy rings in the season with Christmas carol service at Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre

As the celebrations around the festive season begin, a Christmas carol service organized by the Sri Lanka Navy Seva Vanitha Unit and Navy Christian Council was held at the Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre on the evening of 23rd December 2021 on a successful note. At the invitation of Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne and the President of Navy Seva Vanitha Unit, Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne, the colourful event was graced by the First Lady, Mrs. Ioma Rajapaksa as the Chief Guest. ...

2021-12-24

Navy emerge champions at 69th National & Masters Lifesaving Championship

The competition was participated by renowned Lifesaving Clubs registered under the LSASL and 02 Navy teams took part in the competition. Making a clear victory over the rest of the opponents, Sri Lanka Navy clinched the title of the competition for the 05th time. ...

2021-12-24

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