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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

Troops rush to contain oil spill

[September 10 2018]

The Navy, Coast Guard and Army personnel were deployed to control an oil spill in the coastal area in Dikovita, north of Colombo, on Saturday (08 September).

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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]

First batch of children complete IT course at Army's RITTI [September 03 2018]

Curtains Come Down on 'CDS - 2018' Leaving Space for Wider Discourse & Policy Decisions [September 01 2018]

President appeals to BIMSTEC leaders to take collective steps against drug menace [August 31 2018]

"Anchorage" leaves the island [August 31 2018]


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