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Popularising cadetting vital to produce disciplined citizens - Defence Secretary

Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne said popularising cadetting in schools could produce disciplined and law abiding citizens.

January 23, 2020


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Defence Secretary requests Police to be committed to control drug menace

Defence Secretary Maj.Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne urged Police to be committed to control drug menace and organised crimes by implementing effective strategies. 

 

January 23, 2020


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Defence Secretary directs to expedite ‘Sandahiru Seya’ constructions

Defence Secretary Maj.Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne has directed Security Forces officers, who have been assigned to construct the country’s fourth largest pagoda -the Sandahiru Seya - to expedite the balance work.

January 16, 2020


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Proper plans afoot to de-radicalize misguided youth - Secretary Defence

Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne said a  proper programme to de-radicalize misguided youth involved in the Easter Sunday attack would be implemented under a competent authority with the objective to rehabilitate and reintegrate them back to the society.

January 14, 2020


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Defend your children from drug abuse - Defence Secretary

Defence Secretary Maj.Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne requested the parents to be more vigilant about their children to protect them from drug menace, which was given a high priority to curb with the assistance of specially formed law enforcement units.

January 14, 2020


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National security was neglected due to negligence and ignorance - Defence Secretary

Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne said today (13) that national security was neglected at the expense of democracy and reconciliation during the past but the present government had created a secure and peaceful nation.

January 13, 2020


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Norwegian Ambassador meets Defence Secretary

The Ambassador of Norway Trine Jøranli Eskedal made a call on the Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne today (08 January).

January 08, 2020


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Hayleys Group donates 10,000 pairs of rubber gloves to Environmental Police

Supporting the Government's initiative to conserve environment Dipped Products PLC (DPPLC), which is functioning under the Hayleys Group, handed over a stock of rubber gloves to the Police Environmental Protection Division (PEPD) at a function held at the Defence Ministry, today.

January 07, 2020


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Defence Secretary reviews work of CSD branch at Kollupitiya

Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne today (07) made an inspection visit to the Defence Ministry’s Civil Security and Development (CSD) branch at Kollupitiya in Colombo 3.

January 07, 2020


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Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to UN meets Defence Secretary

Sri Lanka’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ambassador Kshenuka Senewiratne made a call on the Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne at his office, today (02).

January 02, 2020