Christian Commemoration, Thanksgiving at Trincomalee Naval Dockyard

Navy Commander Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne inaugurating the event.

The Christian Commemoration and Thanksgiving in connection with the 70th Anniversary of the Sri Lanka Navy was held at the Christ the King Chapel in Naval Dockyard, Trincomalee on April 17.

The spiritual ceremony was conducted by the clergy including Bishop of Trincomalee Rt. Rev. Dr. Christian Noel Emmanuel. Navy Commander Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenne presided the occasion.

Buddhist religious programmes were held at Ruwanwelisaya, Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi and Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy. The Christian Commemoration and Thanksgiving Service were held in Trincomalee to pray for the souls of Naval combatants killed in action and all Naval personnel were blessed including those disabled and retired from the Nnaval service.

Chief of Staff of the Navy and Sri Lanka Navy Christian Council President Rear Admiral Ruwan Perera, Commander Eastern Naval Area, Rear Admiral YN Jayarathna, Flag Officer Commanding Naval Fleet, Deputy Area Commander Eastern Naval Area, officers from the Navy Headquarters and Eastern Naval Command, sailors and members of Naval families participated.

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