Opening of Naval Wing of National Hydrographic Office at National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency.

Opening of Naval Wing of National Hydrographic Office was held at NARA on 10th of August 2017. Hon. Mahinda Amaraweera, Minister of Fisheries & State Minister of Mahaweli Development,
Mrs.W.M.M.R.Adikari Secretary Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, Commander of the Navy, Dr. Anil Premaratna, Chairman, NARA, Mr. B.C.W. Iddamalgoda, DG, NARA, Rear Admiral Mr. S. Jayakody, and officers of the Sri Lanka Navy Hydrographic Service participated the ceremony.
Objectives of this new office are to provide operational support to the Sri Lanka navy and other defence organizations, to provide assistance catering for national requirements, to formulate professional workface in the discipline of Hydrography and to achieve organizational excellence

Future achievement will be to accelerate the coverage of new survey to ensure the safe navigation around Sri Lanka and to meet defence, national and other stakeholder requirements providing navigational, hydrographic and geo-spatial information, products and services in the most efficient manner.