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SRI LANKA REPRESENTED AT THE SECOND COAST GUARD GLOBAL SUMMIT
 

The 02nd Coast Guard Global Summit (CGGS) was held in Tokyo, Japan on 20th & 21st November 2019 and SLCG delegation was headed by Rear Admiral GDAS WIMALATHUNGE, RWP, VSV, USP, nswc, MSc (DS) Mgt, the Director General of Sri Lanka Coast Guard participated the summit representing the country.

2019-12-02 18:30:00

COAST GUARD DIRECTOR GENERAL CALLS ON SECRETARY OF DEFENCE MINISTRY
 

Director General of the Sri Lanka Coast Guard, Rear Admiral Samantha Wimalathunge RWP VSV USP nswc MSc (DS) Mgt made a call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Major General (Rtd) Kamal Gunaratne WWV RWP RSP USP ndc psc at the Ministry on 26th November 2019.

2019-11-29 10:01:00

CG 410 HANDED OVER TO SRI LANKA COAST GUARD AFTER REFIT
 

Sri Lanka Coast Guard Fast Patrol Boat (FPB), CG 410 handed over to LCdr WMCP Wanigasekara, Officer in Command on 17th November 2019 by the Commander Eastern Naval Area Rear Admiral PM Wickramasinghe, RWP, RSP, USP, ndc, MSc (NS & WS), nswc after successful completion of her refit at the SLN Dockyard Trincomalee.

2019-11-18 21:12:00

SRI LANKA COAST GUARD CONDUCTS AWARENESS PROGRAMME FOR FISHERMEN IN CHILAW
 

Sri Lanka Coast Guard personnel attached to SLCG ‘Waruna’ conducted a special awareness programme for fishermen in Chilaw area at Chilaw fisheries centre on 08th November 2019. During the programme fishermen were educated on Sri Lanka Coast Guard role in fishery activities and existing fishing regulations. Total of 56 personnel participated for this programme including fishery officials, chair persons of fishery societies and fishermen in area.

2019-11-13 19:43:00

SLCG APPREHENDED 55 NO’S ILLEGALLY HARVESTED ALIVE LOBSTERS
 

The Sri Lanka Coast Guard personnel deployed at Coast Guard Station ‘Kirinda’ arrested/ apprehended illegally harvested alive lobsters out at sea on 7th November 2019. Seven Lobsters out of fifty five were breeding lobsters.

2019-11-09 10:06:00

Sri Lanka Coast Guard Conducted Water Safety Awareness Programme For School Children Of Tamil Maha Vidyalaya – Dehiwala
 

Sri Lanka Coast Guard conducted a water safety awareness programme for the School children of Tamil Maha Vidyalaya – Dehiwala on 18th October 2019 as a part of Ratawenuwen Ekatasitimu (Let’s Stand Together for the country) Colombo District programme which was initiated under the directives of Presidential Secretariat Office.

2019-11-05 15:24:00

Sri Lanka Coast Guard Launches Special Beach Cleaning And Beautification Programme At Wellawatte Beach
 

Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) conducted a special beach cleaning and beautification programme under the guidance Director General -SLCG at Wellawatta beach on 02nd November 2019.

2019-11-05 15:02:00

DROWNING PREVENTION AWARENESS PROGRAMME IN EASTERN REGION FOR SCHOOL STUDENTS
 

Regional Director, Eastern Region (RDER) of Sri Lanka Coast Guard conducted a drowning prevention awareness programme under the directive of Director General - SLCG for the School students on 24th October 2019 at T/Sinhala Maha Vidyalaya Trincomalee.

2019-10-30 17:23:00

VIGILANT WATCH OF SRI LANKA COAST GUARD PERSONNEL ON DUTY ARRESTED TWO SUSPECTS TRANSFERRING KERALA CANNABIS AT WELLAWATTA
 

Sri Lanka Coast Guard personnel on duty at Road block of Marine Drive - Wellawatta arrested two persons with 2 Kg of Kerala Cannabis whilst transporting by a vehicle in the evening on 23rd October 2019. Arrest made while moving towards Colombo and arrested Vehicle, Personnel and item handed over to Wellawatta Police Station for further investigation and legal actions.

2019-10-26 10:00:00

ARRESTED 181.3 KGS KERALA CANNABIS OFF POINT PEDRO SEA
 

Sri Lanka Coast Guard Craft, CG 204 arrested 01 person with a FGD boat off Point Pedro – Chundikullam, area while transferring 181.3 Kgs Kerala Cannabis hidden inside Polysack bags on 19th October 2019.

2019-10-22 13:03:14