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Interim report of Office of Missing Persons handed over to President

[September 06 2018]

The interim report of the Office of Missing Persons (OMP) was handed over to President Maithripala Sirisena at the Parliamentary premises, today (05).

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INTERNATIONAL

DEVELOPMENT

RESETTLEMENT

Japan's strongest typhoon in 25 years kills at least six

 

Colombo Port City project back on track

President instructs to give priority to practical issues of resettlement process

CLARIFICATION ON THE STATUS QUO OF THE SRI LANKA ARMY'S SECURITY PREPAREDNESS

[September 09 2018]

Nine years have passed since the Sri Lanka Army victoriously completed the near 30-year long brutal war. During that 9-year long period, four experienced Commanders maintaining the highest level of battle-preparedness have commanded the Army while introducing various training modules and exercises to that effect which are being more refinedly continued to-date.

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Secretary graces annual Softball Cricket Tournament

[September 09 2018]

The annual inter departmental friendly softball cricket tournament of the Ministry of Defence was conducted under the patronage of the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne, President's Counsel, in Colombo on Saturday (08 September).

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Indonesian naval ship arrives in Colombo

[September 08 2018]

Making a three-day official visit to the country, 'Kri Sultan Hasanuddin', an Indonesian Naval ship arrived at the Colombo Port, today (08 September).

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Indo-Lanka joint naval exercise 'SLINEX-2018' commences in Trincomalee

[September 08 2018]

'SLINEX-2018', the joint naval exercise of the Sri Lankan and Indian Navies began in Trincomalee, on Friday (07 September).

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Secretary meets Deputy Defence Minister of Russia

[September 07 2018]

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne, President's Counsel, who in Russia on an official visit met the Deputy Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation, Colonel General Alexander Fomin on Monday (03 September).

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'Exercise - Cormorant Strike IX - 2018' begins

[September 07 2018]

The preparatory induction ceremony of the 'Exercise - Cormorant Strike IX - 2018', the Field Training Exercise (FTX) of the joint tri-services was held at the Minneriya Operational Headquarters on Thursday (06 September), states Army media.

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Another stretch of land released in Jaffna

[September 07 2018]

Another allotment of land in Jaffna was released to their owners on Thursday (06 September). The land in extent of 4.4 acres which was previously utilized by troops for service requirements was thus released during a ceremony held in Myliddy, says Army media.

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Sri Lanka Military Band performs at Spasskaya Tower International Military Music Festival in Russia

[September 06 2018]

The Sri Lankan Military Band making its debut at the 'Spasskaya Tower International Military Music Festival 2018' held in Moscow, Russia recently has been ranked fourth in the competition.

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Troops rush to contain fire at garbage dump

[September 05 2018]

Tri forces personnel together with the fire fighters of the Colombo Municipal Council brought down a fire that broke out at the Bloemendhal garbage dump in Colombo, on Tuesday (04 September).

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State Minister graces Asia Logistics Forum

[September 04 2018]

The State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene graced the inaugural session of the Asia Logistics Forum as the chief guest, today (04 September).

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President returns after successful visit to Nepal

[September 03 2018]

President Maithripala Sirisena, who has been selected as the Chairman of the 5th Summit of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC), returned to the Island yesterday (02) after completing a successful state visit to Nepal and attending the 4th Summit of the BIMSTEC held in Kathmandu.

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First batch of children complete IT course at Army's RITTI

[September 03 2018]

The first group of students has successfully completed the IT course offered by the Ranaviru Information Technology Training Institute (RITTI) in Clappenburg, Trincomalee.

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Curtains Come Down on 'CDS - 2018' Leaving Space for Wider Discourse & Policy Decisions

[September 01 2018]

The 8th 'Colombo Defence Seminar - 2018' (CDS) at BMICH, the Sri Lanka Army's flagship symposium on the theme, 'Security in an Era of Global Disruptions' drew to a close on Friday (31) evening after an assortment of more than 115 world-wide security experts and nearly 800 service personnel, distinguished scholars and intellectuals, articulating their desire to carry on with the endeavour of finding comprehensive...

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President appeals to BIMSTEC leaders to take collective steps against drug menace

[August 31 2018]

President Maithripala Sirisena called upon the leaders of the states in the Bay of Bengal Region to take collective steps against drug menace narcotics smugglers use ocean routes for drug smuggling.

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"Anchorage" leaves the island

[August 31 2018]

The United States Naval Ship "Anchorage" left the country after completing a goodwill visit, on Tuesday (28 August).

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Seva Vanitha Unit donates wheel chair

[August 31 2018]

The Seva Vanitha Unit (SVU) of the Ministry of Defence donated a wheel chair, to the mother of a staff member, today (31 August).

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8th "Colombo Defence Seminar" begins

[August 30 2018]

The 08th "Colombo Defence Seminar- 2018" commenced at the BMICH, today (30 August). Prime Minister Hon. Ranil Wickremesinghe graced the inaugural session and made the keynote address to a packed local and foreign distinguished audience, this morning.

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There is no differentiation in the development of the country

[August 29 2018]

President Maithripala Sirisena says there is no differentiation or discrimination in the development of the country and the responsibility of delivering development benefits for the people living in the Northern and Eastern provinces will be fulfilled.

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Japan gifted new FPVs join Coast Guard fleet

[August 29 2018]

Two brand new Fast Patrol Vessels (FPV), gifted by Japan joined the Sri Lanka Coast Guard fleet during a Commissioning Ceremony held at the Colombo Port, today (29 August).

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"Senehe Siyapatha" provides houses to flood victims

[August 29 2018]

Twenty-five (25) houses built under the "Senehe Siyapatha" housing project were presented to beneficiary families during a ceremony graced by the State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene at the "Senehase Gammanaya" in Eheliyagoda, on Tuesday (28 August).

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"Cormorant Strike IX" to commence next month [August 29 2018]

Seva Vanintha Unit conducts Alms Giving Ceremony [August 29 2018]

SLN takes over US Coast Guard Cutter [August 28 2018]

Russian DA meets Secretary [August 28 2018]

Former Army Commander General Rohan Daluwatte (Retd) passes away [August 28 2018]


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