Thu, 02 Dec 2021 Today's Paper

President graces passing out ceremony of 89 Midshipmen

24 June 2019 12:08 am - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}



President Maithripala Sirisena commissioned eighty nine (89) Midshipmen who completed their training at the Naval & Maritime Academy (NMA), as officers of the Sri Lanka Navy on Saturday and graced the passing out ceremony.   

Navy said a total of eighty nine (89) Midshipmen belonging to the 32nd (Technical) and 33rd intakes of the Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) and 59th Cadet Entry intake were commissioned at a colourful commissioning parade held at the main parade ground of the NMA, on successful completion of their training.   

Addressing the gathering, the President urged the newly Commissioned Officers to deliver their mental and physical strength, gained through years of strenuous training, for the betterment of the motherland and the Sri Lanka Navy.   

Defence Secretary- General (Rtd) Shantha Kottegoda,Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva, Commander of the Air Force Air Marshal Sumangala Dias, Navy Chief of Staff Rear Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne, Commander Eastern Naval Area Rear Admiral Merril Wickramasinghe, were also present on this occasion.   

  Comments - 0

Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment

Focus on Laggala Gem mining big shots bigger than the law

The truth is now being uncovered regarding an illegal mining racket in state

How and why the TNA was formed twenty years ago

The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) is now twenty years of age. The premier pol

India lays emphasis on culture diplomacy with Sri Lanka

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi wanted to inaugurate the Kushinagar Inter

Bittersweet memories of a ‘City that never slept’

At the heart of Eastern Province lies a now abandoned ghost town punctuated w