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Salvage / Rescue Operations
Navy rescues ten Sri Lankan fishermen in distress
Promptly responding to the request made by Department of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, the Sri Lanka Navy dispatched Sri Lanka Naval Ship “Udara” from the port of Galle on 28th August 2015 to rescue ten local fishermen onboard multi-day fishing trawlers “Manusath” and “Isuruputha 03” drifting 63 km (35 nautical miles) South East of Hambantota due to an engine failure.
Navy rescues Sri Lankan fishermen in distress
The Sri Lanka Navy rescued six local fishermen onboard a multi-day fishing trawler “Suranga” drifting 405 km (225 nautical miles) East of Trincomalee due to an engine failure.
Navy extinguishes a fire effectively in Kalpitiya
The Navy Fire Fighting Team attached to SLNS Vijaya in Kalpitiya promptly attended to extinguish a house which had been on fire at Kurakkanhena in Kalpitiya and arrested the further expansion of the fire effectively.
Navy deploys life saving teams to assist devotees
The Navy has deployed Rapid, Response, Rescue, and Relief Squadron (4Rs) personnel to provide life saving and other necessary assistance to the devotees at Okanda and Thalawila during the festival season.
Public Relations Activities
North Central Naval Command conducts a field health clinic
As part of the Navy’s Community Development Project, the North Central Naval Command conducted a field health clinic at the Talaimannar Pier Government Tamil Mixed School on 30th August 2015 under the guidance of the Commander North Central Naval Area, Rear Admiral Dimuthu Gunawardena.
Navy holds social programmes to show solidarity
In view of the assumption of duties by Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne as the new Commander of the Navy, a number of social programmes were held under his directive to show solidarity with all communities living in ethnic and religious harmony with the dawn of lasting peace to the island-nation.
Navy offers mid-day alms to Poson devotees observing sil at Sri Maha Bodhi
The Navy offered mid-day alms to the devotees who had observed sil at Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi in Anuradhapura on Poson full moon poya day, 02nd June 2015. The President of the Navy Seva Vanitha Unit Mrs. Shalika Perera, the Commander North Central Naval Area Rear Admiral Dimuthu Gunawardena and a large number of naval personnel took part in the event organized in view of Poson in the sacred city where thousands of Buddhist pilgrims had gathered to engage in religious activities.
Navy extends assistance to National Dengue Control Programme
The Navy in collaboration with the Ministry of Health has extended its assistance to the National Dengue Control Programme conducted under the guidance of the National Dengue Control Unit. One hundred and seventy-one naval personnel will be engaged in dengue control from 04th to 06th June 2015 covering Jaffna, Trincomalee, Colombo, Kalutara, Puttalam and Kandy districts.