Navy Commander Vice Admiral Thisara Samarasinghe inspects IIFA Renovations at Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium
Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Thisara Samarasinghe visited the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium on 26th May 2010 to assess the progress of the renovations being made to hold the 11th International Indian Film Awards (IIFA) Ceremony. He was accompanied by Director Naval Civil Engineering Commodore WS Jayasinghe. Chairman of the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium Mr. Ronni Ibrahim too joined the inspection tour.
The mega renovations being effected at the venue under the directions of the Commander of the Navy are being carried out by Naval personnel of the Civil Engineering Department of the Navy utilizing their expertise and cutting edge technology of the field.
Expertise of the Naval civil engineering personnel is much sought after for a multitude of national projects. They are contributing to national development efforts in various fields such as housing, road and bridge constructions.