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President instructs Police to take effective steps to curb drug trafficking

[January 11 2019]

President Maithripala Sirisena instructed the relevant authorities to deploy a systematic program to eliminate various drug smuggling activities targeting school children.

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Kim Jong-un leaves China with 'backing for second Trump summit'

Colombo Port City project back on track

President instructs to give priority to practical issues of resettlement process

New Chief of staff to Sri Lanka Army

[January 11 2019]

Major General Shavendra Silva has been appointed as the 53rd Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army on Wednesday (09 January).

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MoU signed for the project for transplanting kidney and other organs of brain dead patients to patients needing organs.

[January 10 2019]

The memorandum of understanding was signed for the project of transplanting the organs and kidneys of patients who are brain dead to patients who nedd new organs at the President's office under the patronage of the President today (09th).

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Educational assistance for flood affected children in Kilinochchi

[January 10 2019]

More than 800 children from the flood effected areas in the Kilinochchi region were provided with school bags and stationeries during a ceremony held on Monday (07 January).

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President completes four years in office

[January 09 2019]

President Maithripala Sirisena vested the new Laggala green town in the people yesterday, on the fourth anniversary of his being sworn in as head of state.

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Navy's Asymmetric Warfare Course 2019 begins

[January 09 2019]

The Asymmetric Warfare Course (AWC) 2019 organized by the Sri Lanka Navy commenced on Monday (07 January 2019). According to Navy media, the course is conducted by the Special Boat Squadron (SBS) at the eastern port city of Trincomalee.

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Troops assist to put out Kandy building inferno

[January 09 2019]

A fire that broke out in a multi-storied commercial building in Kandy city was put out with the assistance of Army troops, yesterday morning (08).

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Turkish Ambassador meets Secretary

[January 09 2019]

Ambassador of Turkey HE Mr. Tunca Ozcuhadar paid a courtesy call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Mr. Hemasiri Fernando at the Ministry on Monday (07 January).

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New Western Province Governor meets Secretary

[January 09 2019]

The newly appointed Governor of the Western Province, Mr. Azad Sally met the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Mr. Hemsiri Fernando at his office, on Friday (04 January, 2019).

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Troops complete purifying flood water contaminated wells in Kilinochchi and Mullaittivu

[January 08 2019]

Sri Lanka Army troops involved in post floods relief work have completed cleaning flood affected wells in Kilinochchi and Mullaittivu by Sunday (06 January).

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New house for needy woman in Wanni

[January 08 2019]

A needy woman living in a remote village in the Wanni region became the beneficiary of a new house constructed under a welfare initiative of the Sri Lanka Army.

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Troops facilitate educational assistance to Northern students

[January 07 2019]

Sri Lanka Army troops facilitated the donation of a stock of school items for a group of students in remote areas in the North recently.

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Army troops help to distribute dry rations among the needy [January 05 2019]

Navy Commander calls on the Secretary [January 04 2019]

Navy Commander calls on the State Minister [January 04 2019]

Two more houses for Jaffna families [January 04 2019]

Bicycles for Jaffna students [January 03 2019]


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