The High Commissioner of New Zealand H E Mrs. Joanna Kempkers made a call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV usp ndu at the Ministry, today (07 August 2019).
The annual Esala Perahera which commenced on Monday (05 August) will enter its third day, today (07). Tight security measures are in place with sufficient numbers of Tri Forces, Police, Special Task Force and Civil Defence Department personnel being deployed for security operations.
The Colombo Defence Seminar- 2019 is to be held at the tail end of this month (August) in Colombo. According to Army media, the premier annual two-day international defence conference organized by the Sri Lanka Army will begin at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) on the 29th morning and will conclude with the conclusion ceremony the next day (30).