Navy passing out ceremony held | Daily News


Navy passing out ceremony held

Three hundred and sixty six recruits belonging to the 236th intake, on completion of their basic training, passed out at the main parade ground of SLNS Shiksha, on August 4.

Deputy Chief of Staff and Director General Operations, Rear Admiral Niraja Attegalle was the chief guest.

Maha Sanga and religious dignitaries of other faiths, Commander North Central Naval Area, Rear Admiral Sudath Kurukulasooriya, Commandant SLNS Shiksha Captain Janaka Nissanka, officers representing the Naval Headquarters and North Central Naval Command, officers and large number of sailors of SLNS Shiksha, senior officers of sister services and police, officials from government and private institutions in the area, parents and relatives of the newly-passed out recruits were also present on the occasion.

Excellent performers received trophies. Recruit D.M.S.I. Gunawardena was adjudged the Best Recruit and the Best Sportsman while Recruit A.V.C.P. Madushanka was selected the highest aggregate in all subjects of the 236th intake. Further, Recruit R.K.G.S.D. Randima was adjudged the Best Marksman. ‘Wasabha’ Division became the Best Division of the 236th intake.

A drill display presented by the passed out recruits of the 236th intake was followed by a cultural show of the naval cultural troupe.


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