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Sri Lanka Coast Guard

Safe, Secure & Serene Sea

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Sri Lanka Coast Guard

Safe, Secure & Serene Sea

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Sri Lanka Coast Guard

Safe, Secure & Serene Sea

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Sri Lanka Coast Guard

Safe, Secure & Serene Sea

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Sri Lanka Coast Guard

Safe, Secure & Serene Sea

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Sri Lanka Coast Guard

Safe, Secure & Serene Sea

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Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) is the premier maritime law enforcement force functions under the Ministry of Defence. SLCG is established under the ‘Department of Coast Guard Act No. 41 of 2009’ as a multi-mission service for the purpose of ensuring the security of the coastal areas ,the Maritime Zones, the territorial waters and the High seas. SLCG has been empowered to assist in preventing, the entry and exit of illegal immigrants and emigrants, the trafficking of narcotic drugs and contrabands.

SLCG also entrusted to assist vessels in distress at sea and safety of life at sea, protect the marine environment, prevent and combat maritime disasters ensuring national security and protecting the national economy and the national integrity of Sri Lanka. Every Coast Guard officer of the Department of Coast Guard shall be deemed to be a ‘Peace Officer’ within the meaning for the purposes of the Code of Criminal Procedure Act No. 15 of 1979.

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COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF ARMED FORCES

HIS EXCELLENCY THE PRESIDENT
GOTABAYA RAJAPAKSA

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DIRECTOR GENERAL OF SRI LANKA COAST GUARD

REAR ADMIRAL
ANURA EKANAYAKE






Latest News

Sri Lanka Coast Guard personnel deployed at Codbay fishery harbour in Trincomalee for fishing monitoring duties, arrested six fishermen with illegally caught 06 kg of dried Dolphin flesh and 12 no’s of Shark fins on 21st October 2020 during a search operation carried out on board a Multiday fishing trawler on arrival harbour. Apprehended items had been hidden in a fertilizer sack and in a secret place before they were found by the Coast Guard personnel.

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Our Activities

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As per the agreements with International Maritime Organization (IMO), the Search and Rescue Region(SRR) allocated to ...

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Events

Life Saving Counter of the Year - 2019

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KBC SAMPATH

Number of rescued persons - 75

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AOMSS KUMARA

Number of rescued persons - 50

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WACS NIROSHAN

Number of rescued persons - 48

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Total for the year 2020 (As at 15th March)

Items
Quantity

Kerala Cannabis (KG)

183.85kg

Crystal Methamphetamine (ICE DRUG)

3.172kg

Cannabis

-

Heroin

-

Illegal Drug (Tablet)

2103 No's

Cigarettes

700 No's

Inside the Coast Guard

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