A Reverse Osmosis (RO) water treatment plant installed by the Sri Lanka Navy at the International Institute of Theravada in Karuwalagaswewa, Anamaduwa was declared open by the President on Friday (15 November).
November 16, 2019
Adding another step to its services to the country the Ministry of Defence has added another novel concept in disseminating important news of national security and emergencies to the general public in the form of an SMS alert.
November 13, 2019
Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, General (Retd) SHS Kottegoda WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc graced the Armed Forces Remembrance Day and Poppy Ceremony held at the War Memorial at the Vihara Maha Devi Park in Colombo, this morning (10th Sunday, November 2019).
November 10, 2019
HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, declared open the new Sri Lanka Army Headquarters at Sri Jayawardenepura, Battaramulla at its inaugural warming and formal handover ceremony, today morning (8 November).
November 08, 2019
The Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc, officially launched the KDU + website of the Kotelawala Defence University, during a ceremony held at the Ministry on Wednesday evening (30 October 2019).
October 31, 2019
Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, General (Retd) SHS Kottegoda WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc graced the MOD Annual Inter department Cricket Tournament 2019, held at the Air Force ground in Colombo, today (26).
October 27, 2019
A ceremony to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) Regiment and commemorative ceremony for its fallen War Heroes were held at the SLLI Regimental Headquarters, Panagoda today (25th October).
October 25, 2019
The Sri Lanka Air Force organized ‘Colombo Air Symposium- 2019’ commenced at the Eagles’ Lakeside Banquet and Convention Hall in Attidiya, this morning (24th October).
October 24, 2019
President Maithripala Sirisena graced the Passing Out ceremony of the 76th basic course of the Special Task Force (STF), at the STF Training School in Katukurunda, today (05 October).
October 05, 2019
'Cormorant Strike X - 2019’, the annual Field Training Exercise organized by the Sri Lanka Army saw its culmination with the ‘Critical Engagement’ being staged at Kuchchaveli in Trincomalee, on Monday (23rd September).
September 24, 2019
The Investiture Ceremony of Admiral (Retd) Wasantha Karannagoda and Air Chief Marshal (Retd) Roshan Goonetileke with ...
September 19, 2019
Turning a new leaf in the modern history of the country, the ‘Lotus Tower’ was declared open by President Maithripala Sirisena during a ceremony, today (16th September 2019).
September 16, 2019
It was an unforgettable evening of an enchanting musical journey when curtains were drawn for the much awaited musical extravaganza, ‘Udarai Oba’, held at the Nelum Pokuna theatre, this evening (14 September).
September 14, 2019
The 12th International Research Conference (IRC) of the Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) commenced at the KDU auditorium in Ratmalana, today (11 September).
September 11, 2019
The Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, General SHS Kottegoda (Retd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc made a visit to the visiting Bangladesh Navy ship 'Somudra Avijan' on yesterday evening (09 September).
September 10, 2019
Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, General SHS Kottegoda WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc graced the 35th War Hero Commemoration ceremony of the Special Task Force at STF Training School at Katukurunda, today (01 September).
September 01, 2019
The official website of the Ministry of Defence, www.defence.lk was officially relaunched with a new outlook by the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc during a ceremony, today (26th August 2019) The re-launching ceremony was held this afternoon at the Ministry Auditorium.
August 26, 2019
Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndu psc convened a special meeting to discuss on the security aspects of the forthcoming Bellanvila Esala Perahera, today (23rd August).
August 23, 2019
An Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) of the Sri Lanka Navy received its commission by President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Maithripala Sirisena during a Commissioning Ceremony held at the Colombo harbor, this evening (22nd Thursday, August 2019).
August 22, 2019
The newly appointed Commander of the Army Lieutenant General L H S C Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc officially took over duties, during a ceremony held at the Army Headquarters in Colombo, today (21 August 2019).
August 21, 2019
A delegation of the Heart to Heart Fund met the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV usp at the Ministry for a discussion on Monday (19th August 2019).
August 20, 2019
With a view to educate the civilians, especially the fishing communities on water safety, drowning prevention and first aid, a series of lifesaving and drowning prevention awareness workshops was conducted by the Sri Lanka Coast Guard Life Saving Training School, recently.
August 13, 2019
Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV usp ndu met a delegation for a discussion on the operation of drones at the Ministry, last evening (08th August 2019).
August 09, 2019
Secretary Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV usp ndu said that all necessary measures have been taken to ensure maximum security to the Esala Perahera which will commence, tomorrow.
August 04, 2019