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Rear Admiral Ravindra c. Wijegunaratne Relinquished Office at Sri Lanka Coast Guard
 

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.

2014-07-23 16:36:00

Youth Rescued at Panadura
 

Lifeguards deployed at the Panadura beach, rescued a youth from drowning around 6.40 pm today (20th July).

2014-07-21 17:16:00

Two Russian citizens among the Five rescued
 

Coast Guard lifeguards deployed at Hikkaduwa and Polhena, Matara rescued a total of five (05) personnel including two Russian citizens from drowning on 19th July.

2014-07-20 16:16:00

Foreigner rescued at Hikkaduwa beach
 

Lifeguards deployed at Hikkaduwa beach rescued a Russian youth from drowning around 4.45 pm (18th July).

2014-07-19 14:19:00

Three German Nationals Rescued from Drowning at Bentota
 

Lifeguards stationed at the Bentota beach rescued three German nationals from drowning around 10.30 am today (17th July).

2014-07-18 16:59:00

Local Tourist rescued at Dehiwala
 

Sri Lanka Coast Guard lifeguards deployed at Dehiwala Life Saving Post, rescued a 39 year old person from drowning around 2.25 pm today (16th July).

2014-07-17 15:58:00

Coast Guard Repatriates Twelve Sri Lankan Fishermen
 

SLCG personnel attached to the Northern Region successfully repatriated twelve (12) Sri Lankan fishermen on 14th July 2014, off Kankasanthurai at the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL).

2014-07-15 17:58:00

Two more lives rescued at Kirinda
 

Coast Guard lifeguards deployed at Special duty for Esala life saving safety program at Kirinda rescued two people from drowning around 9.30 am today (13th July).

2014-07-14 01:43:00

Alerted Coast Guard Lifeguards rescue two lives
 

Two people were rescued by alerted life guards in 02 separate incidents today (12th July).One rescue was reported from Panadura and the other incident from Mount Lavinia.

2014-07-13 03:50:00

Director General Sri Lanka Coast Guard takes over duties as Chief of Staff of Sri Lanka Navy
 

On the recommendation of 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. The post vacated by Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera on his elevation to the Commander of the Navy.

2014-07-12 01:43:00