Sri Lanka: 210th Regular Intake Passes Out at SLNS Shiksha in Poonewa
Three hundred and seventy (370) recruits belonging to the 210th Regular Intake of the Sri Lanka Navy passed out at SLNS Shiksha in Poonewa on 5th January 2013.
Chief of Staff of the Navy, Rear Admiral Damayantha Dharmasiriwardene graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and took the salute.Commander North Central Naval Area Rear Admiral Sisira Jayakody, the senior naval officers, parents and well-wishers were also present on the occasion.
The 210th Regular Intake, which comprised of 351 sailors and 19 women sailors, was trained at SLNS Shiksha in Poonewa. Recruit DMSL Dissanayake was adjudged the Best Recruit while Recruit WKJN Walpola was selected the Recruit with the highest aggregate in all subjects. Recruit TMSN Gunawardene won the award for the Best Sportsman while Woman Recruit LHMNKK Jayathilake won the award for the Best Sportswoman. Recruit AMCM Adhikari won the award for the Best Marksman. Jayaba Division was selected the Best Division.
Naval Today Staff, January 7, 2013; Image: Sri Lanka Navy