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A Systematic approach to build a positive future for the youth, President

[February 11 2019]

A Systematic approach will be taken to win the challenges in building positive future for the youth, President Maithripala Sirisena said. He made these remarks at the opening of the first National Career Guidance network centre held at Polonnaruwa today (8).

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Brexit: Backstop is 'part and parcel' of the deal, says Michel Barnier


Colombo Port City project back on track

President instructs to give priority to practical issues of resettlement process

Funerals of Sri Lankan Peacekeepers held with military honours

[February 08 2019]

The last rites of the two Sri Lankan Peacekeepers were conducted amidst full military honours on Thursday (07 February). According to Army media, the funerals of late Major H.W.D Jayawickrama of 11 Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) of Polonnaruwa and Sergeant S.S Wijekumara of 1 Mechanized Infantry Regiment (MIR) of Thalakolawewa, Polpithigama were held at the Abhayapura General Cemetery in Polonnaruwa and Rawa Ela General Cemetery in Polpithigama, respectively last evening.

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Army renovates Children's Park affected by floods

[February 07 2019]

In continuation of the troops' assistance to the communities in the North who were affected by the recent floods in the region, the Children's Park at Kakkaitivu pre-school premises in Anaikkoddai was completely renovated and handed over by Army troops.

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"Piyawara" project reaches milestone in establishing 50 Pre-schools

[February 07 2019]

The 50th pre-school built under the "Piyawara" project was vested on the children of Siyambalawa in Anuradhapura, recently.

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Indian survey ship leaves Colombo

[February 06 2019]

The Indian Navy's hydrographic survey ship "INS Jamuna" departed the island after taking part in a joint hydrographic survey in Sri Lankan waters, today (06 February).

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More educational assistance for Kilinochchi students

[February 06 2019]

A large stock of school accessories was distributed to more than 3900 children in the Northern region under the 'Senehe Siyapatha' welfare project, launched jointly by the Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Disaster Management and Dialog Axiata PLC, recently.

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MINUSMA Force Commander call on Secretary

[February 06 2019]

The Force Commander for the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali, (MINUSMA), Lieutenant General Dennis Gyllisporre, made a call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Mr. Hemasiri Fernando on Tuesday (05 February).

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Remains of Sri Lankan Peacekeepers brought to the island

[February 05 2019]

The mortal remains of the two Sri Lanka Army UN Peacekeepers were brought to the island on Monday (04 February).

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Sri Lanka celebrates 71st Independence Day

[February 04 2019]

Today is the 71st Independence Day of Sri Lanka. The main Independence Day Parade was held at the Galle Face in Colombo under the patronage of HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, this morning.

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Independence Message of the President

[February 04 2019]

Sri Lanka, Which had been under the British rule for 133 years, gained independence on the 4th of February 1948, Each year, this day is celebrated with glory.

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President visits late Major Wasantha Dinesh Jayawickrema’s house [February 03 2019]

Two "Wave Rider" craft produced by Sri Lanka Navy donated to Seychelles government [February 02 2019]

Mali President Condemns 'Odious & Unjustifiable Act' on Sri Lankan Peacekeepers [February 02 2019]

Air Force recognizes educational feats of young achievers [February 01 2019]

Navy brings ashore sick Malaysian sailor [January 31 2019]

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