On behalf of second inauguration anniversary of his Excellency the president Matripala sirisena scheduled on 08th January 2017, Sri Lanka Coast Guard “Waruna” organized a Blood Donation campaign at their premises on 28th December 2016 under the supervision of central blood bank. The consultant surgeon Dr. Levera, Colombo South (Kalubowila) Teaching Hospital accompanied with 09 no’s officers from blood bank.
The Commanding Officers of the two Pakistani Naval Ships; PMSS ‘Hingol’ and PMSS ‘Basol’ which arrived at the Port of Colombo on 05th January 2016, called on the Deputy Director General of Sri Lanka Coast Guard, Commodore WASS Perera at the rear headquarters of Sri Lanka Coast Guard on same day.
Rear Admiral Ravindra Chandrasiri Wijegunaratne relinquished from SLCG on 23rd July 2014 after completion of nearly one and half year at the helm of Coast Guard as the Director General. On recommendation by new Commander of the navy, Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera and Secretary, Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa, HE the President Mahinda Rajapaksa has appointed Rear Admiral Ravindra Chandrasiri Wijegunaratne as new Chief of Staff of Sri Lanka Navy. Rear Admiral SS Ranasinghe took over reins as the new Director General at the Coast Guard Headquarters on 23rd July 2014.