293 Naval recruits belonging to the 195th intake of the regular Naval Force and the Volunteer Naval Force have passed out.
The Passing-out-Parade was held at the SLNS Thaksila in Welisara. “Director General Logistics” of the Navy, Rear Admiral M. Prematilake was the Chief Guest. He also took the salute. At a well executed drill display, the newly passed out sailors displayed their acquired skills and talents, captivating the spectators. Sailors who displayed their excellence during training were presented with awards. The best Recruit award was won by recruit E.M.C.L. Ekenayake of the 195th regular intake while recruit R.M.N.B. Ratnayake of the Volunteer intake won the award for the Best Recruit.