NSVU-launched tree planting programme takes root in Welisara

On the sidelines of International Day of Forests that fell on 21st March 2021, Navy Seva Vanitha Unit (NSVU) launched a command-wise tree planting campaign, going by an idea mooted by its President, Mrs. Chandima Ulugetenne. 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.

The saplings required for this event were sponsored by LB Finance Ltd. in coordination with 'Thuru Sansadaya' environmental organization. Meanwhile, Commander of the Navy, NSVU President, new Vice President of NSVU, Mrs. Dilini Wevita, Commander Western Naval Area and senior NSVU member, Mrs. Ayoni Wevita planted saplings of ‘Mee Tree’ signifying this year’s International Day of Forests. This worthy cause was also joined by executive committee members and other members of Navy Seva Vanitha Unit.

Further, senior and junior officers, sailors from Western Naval Command and the staff of Navy.