The two visiting Japanese naval ships, "Akizuki" and "Sawagiri", prior to their departure today (30) are due to conduct a Passasing Exercise with SLN craft with a view to share professional expertise between the two friendly navies.
In a manifestation of the strong political, diplomatic, economic, cultural, and defense ties between the two friendly countries, Pakistan Naval Ship PNS Shamsheer will be arriving at the Colombo Port on a four-day goodwill visit from November 30-December 3.
The number of road accidents had soared to over 6,000 in the past three months and eighty percent of the victims were women. "Over 80 percent of our admissions comprised females while the rest were men. In all these cases, the accidents were due to human factors and could have been prevented if road rules had been observed properly," National Coordinator for Training, Accident Service, National Hospital, Colombo Pushpa Ramyani Zoyza said.
Sri Lanka Navy assisted the Sri Lanka Coast Guard to arrest fifteen Indian fishermen along with three Indian fishing trawlers poaching in Sri Lankan waters near the Delft Island and North-West of Thalai-mannar on the night of 25th and in the early hours of 26th November 2015.