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Assumption of duties by the New State Minister of Defence

The newly appointed State Minister of Defence Hon. Chamal Rajapaksa MP assumed duties during a ceremony held at the Ministry, today (29 November 2019).

November 29, 2019


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Defence Advisor of Pakistan HC calls on the Secretary

The Defence Advisor to the High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka, Colonel Sajjad Ali made a call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Major General (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne WWV RWP RSP USP ndc psc MPhil at the Ministry, today (29 November 2019).

November 29, 2019


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KDU Vice Chancellor calls on the Secretary

The Vice Chancellor of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU), Air Vice Marshal Sagara Kotakadeniya made a call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Major General (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne WWV RWP RSP USP ndc psc MPhil at the Ministry, today (28 November 2019).

November 28, 2019


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UNODC delegation meets Secretary

A four-member delegation of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) led by the Director Operations, Ms. Miwa Kato met the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Major General (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne WWV RWP RSP USP ndc psc MPhil at the Ministry, today (28 November 2019).

November 28, 2019


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Commandant of the Defence Services Command and Staff College calls on Secretary

Commandant of the Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC), Major General, Prabath Dematanpitiya made a call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Major General (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne WWV RWP RSP USP ndc psc MPhil at the Ministry, today (27 November 2019).

November 27, 2019


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‘EX-MITRA SHAKTHI - VII’ SET TO BEGIN IN INDIA ON SUNDAY (1)

Bolstering existing bonds of understanding and close working relationship further, ‘Exercise Mitra Shakthi - VII’, the joint military exercise between the Indian Army and the Sri Lanka Army will commence on Sunday (1 December) at Kumaon Regiment camp premises in Pune, India with 120 Gemunu Watch (GW) troops of the Sri Lanka Army participating with an equal number of Indian Army Jawans from Kumaon Regiment of the Indian Army.

November 27, 2019


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Coast Guard Director General calls on Secretary

Director General of the Sri Lanka Coast Guard, Rear Admiral Samantha Wimalathunge made a call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Major General (Rtd) Kamal Gunaratne WWV RWP RSP USP ndc psc MPhil at the Ministry, today (26 November 2019).

November 26, 2019


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Indian Naval ship in the island

Making a training visit, the Indian Naval Ship ‘Nireekshak’ arrived in Trincomalee on Monday (25 November). According to Navy media, the visiting Indian ship was accorded a traditional naval welcome by the Sri Lanka Navy upon its arrival at the Trincomalee port.

November 26, 2019


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Russian Ambassador meets Secretary

The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to Sri Lanka, H.E. Mr. Yury Materiy made a courtesy call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Major General (Rtd) Kamal Gunaratne WWV RWP RSP USP ndc psc MPhil at the Ministry, today (25 November 2019).

November 25, 2019


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Army Commander Calls on Secretary Defence

The Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva made a call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Major General (Rtd) Kamal Gunaratne WWV RWP RSP USP ndc psc MPhil at the Ministry, today (22 November 2019).

November 22, 2019