Navy Commander Vice Admiral Thisara Samarasinghe has emphasized the need to continue with defence activities to safeguard the freedom that had been won.
The Navy Chief said that as Sri Lankans, they are proud of the peace enthroned in the country at present. It is the responsibility of everyone to protect it throughout their life time. Vice Admiral Samarasinghe instructed his members not to deviate from their commitment in protecting the country and to seize this opportunity to strengthen security.
Vice Admiral Samarasinghe was addressing a function organized in Colombo to mark the Diamond Jubilee of the Sri Lanka Navy. The Navy Chief was accorded the trditional Guard of Honour. Present on the occasion were many Senior Naval Officers.