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President leaves for Kenya to attend UN Environment Assembly as a Special Guest

[March 13 2019]

President Maithripala Sirisena left Colombo today (13) for Nairobi to attend the fourth session of the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA-4) held in Nairobi, Kenya as a Special Guest.

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Pakistan-India: Pakistan 'shoots down two Indian jets' over Kashmir

Colombo Port City project back on track

President instructs to give priority to practical issues of resettlement process

Fillip to uplift educational standards of Jaffna students

[March 14 2019]

Adding strength to its commitment to uplift the educational standards of the children in the North, Security Forces in the Peninsula has yet again extended its hand to a group of deserving students to ease their commute between their schools and homes by facilitating the donation of a stock of new bicycles.

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More community welfare initiatives by Army benefit masses in North and East

[March 13 2019]

Continuing their community service projects further, Sri Lanka Army troops had once again lent their expertise and labour to build a house for a deserving family in the Eastern region.

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New Secretary to the State Ministry of Defence assumes office

[March 12 2019]

The newly appointed Secretary to the State Ministry of Defence, Mr. NKGK Nemmewatta officially assumed duty during a ceremony held at the State Ministry, today morning (12th Tuesday, March).

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Navy brings critically ill fisherman ashore for treatment

[March 11 2019]

A critically ill fisherman was brought ashore for treatment by the Sri Lanka Navy, on Saturday (09th March).

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Bigger role for Tri forces in anti drug campaign after April 3 President

[March 09 2019]

President Maithripala Sirisena said after April 3 the Police and Tri Forces will have increased cooperation in the campaign for eradication of illicit drugs as well as in measures to control and strengthen rehabilitation process.

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Tri Forces play active role in the fight against drugs

[March 08 2019]

The The Tri Forces' contribution in the fight to eradicate illegal drugs from the country is enormous. The "Mathin Nidhahas Ratak' (A country free of drugs) programme which was born out of a conceptual notion of the President..

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Coast Guard celebrates 9th anniversary

[March 08 2019]

The 09th anniversary of the Sri Lanka Coast Guard fell on Monday (04 March). Anniversary celebrations saw a series of social welfare, sports and other events being held at the SLCG Headquarters in Mirissa and also at its Rear Headquarters in Wellawatte, Colombo.

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Air Force launches community outreach projects in view of anniversary celebrations

[March 07 2019]

The Sri Lanka Air Force had carried out several community welfare programmes inview of its 68th anniversary celebrations.

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Ranaviru Flag pinned on the President

[March 06 2019]

Symbolizing the commencement of the War Heroes' Commemoration Month - 2019, the first Ranaviru Flag was pinned on the President Maithripala Sirisena during a ceremony at the Presidential Secretariat on Tuesday (05 March).

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Bangladeshi naval ship leaves the island [March 06 2019]

More lands released in Jaffna [March 05 2019]

President’s Maha Shivarathri Message [March 06 2019]

President's Colour awarded to two Air Force squadrons [March 03 2019]

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT [March 01 2019]


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