WELCOME TO NAVAL & MARITIME ACADEMY
I am privileged and proud to assume duties as the 37th Commandant of the esteemed Naval and Maritime Academy (NMA), the highest seat of learning in the Sri Lanka Navy and so rejoiced to pen my first message. Over a period of more than five decades, NMA has earned a prestige of bestowing high-quality Officers and Sailors for the Sri Lanka..
I consider it is an immense honour to have been appointed to serve as the Training Captain at the Naval and Maritime Academy (NMA) Trincomalee, the premier Sri Lankan Navy training institute, which is renowned for producing officers and men of the highest standard who serves as the first line of defense of our motherland..
Naval and Maritime Academy is committed to mould Naval personnel to become professionals on their field to perform duties to the entire satisfaction of the desired standards of a recognized Naval force with the commitment to comply with requirement and continual improvement of the effectiveness of process of the Quality Management System.
Officer training is to prepare subordinate officers morally, physically & mould them into professional Naval Officers to command and to lead in pursuit of excellence in the Naval service and the best interest of the nation.
Sailor training is to prepare both senior & junior ratings morally, mentally, physically & mould them to be professionals to carry out the specific task or set of specific task in their respective branches in the most efficient manner leading to excellence in the Naval service.
“දනෙතා සෙටඨා මනුසෙසසු”
“විනයගරුක වූවෝ මිනිසුන් අතර ශ්රේෂ්ඨ වෙති”
“Disciplined are the noblest of men”