Coinciding with the 73rd anniversary of Sri Lanka Navy, a total of 1,877 naval personnel have been promoted and advanced to their next higher ranks and rates with effect from today (Dec.09).
The promotions were made on the recommendation of navy commander, Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera.

Accordingly, the consignment of drugs was taken into custody by Navy personnel from a multiday fishing trawler docked at the Beruwala Harbour