Ending arms,human smuggling biggest challenge - New Commander
The biggest challenge faced by the Sri Lanka
Navy is preventing the threat posed to the country from the sea by
way of arms and human smuggling, drug trafficking and other illegal
sea operations without allowing those elements to raise their heads
again, said Vice Admiral Somathilaka Dissanayake.
SLAF helps rescue flood victims
On January 9 around 3.30 pm Bell 212 pilots
reached Ampara Air Force base. They were ready for a daring mission
on the orders from their superiors at the Sri Lanka Air Force
Outgoing Navy Commander Admiral Thisara
Training and professionalism took him to the top
Quality training and professionalism were the
key factors behind Admiral Thisara Samrasinghes’s success during his
Naval career to reach the highest rung in the Sri Lanka Navy as the
16th Commander and to retire as an Admiral completing 36 and a half
years of service.
Irregularities at orphanage come to light:
Several orphanages in the Anuradhapura district
have come under the scrutiny of the National Child Protection
Authority (NCPA) following complaints made by the public against the
Awathiwedhi orphanage at Anuradhapura.