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Unheeded to life threats, I lead the fight against drug menace for the future generation – President

[July 01 2019]

Those who did not give their slightest support for the battle against eradicating drug menace during last four and half years are now trying to vilify me in the face of tough action now taken against drug kingpins, President Maithripala Sirisena said.

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Egypt's ousted president Mohammed Morsi dies during trial

Colombo Port City project back on track

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Curtain fall on National Drug prevention week tomorrow with President as the Chief Guest

[June 30 2019]

The island-wide National Drug Prevention Week under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena coinciding with the "International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking" saw the completion of its final day successfully today (30).

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MoD welfare society bids Farewell to retired, outgoing staff of MoD and offers Felicitation for students performed well at GCE (A/L), GCE (O/L) and Grade 05 scholarship exams

[June 28 2019]

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc grace his presence as the chief guest for the farewell ceremony for retired, outgoing staff of Mod and a felicitation ceremony for children of MoD staff who performed well at the GCE (A/L), GCE (O/L) and Grade 05 scholarship exams, yesterday (27 June 2019) at the ministry auditorium.

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Notice issued by Secretary of Defence Gen. S.H.S.Kottegoda (Retired) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc

[June 27 2019]

In keeping with the vision of H.E. The President to establish normalcy in the country, following the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks, multiple measures have been taken to ensure public safety, and protect the sovereignty of the country as well as its territorial integrity by the Ministry of Defence (MOD).

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Secretary chairs meeting on providing security to religious processions

[June 27 2019]

The Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc chaired a meeting with the Chief Prelates and lay custodians of important temples, today (27 June 2019).

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President briefs Muslim envoys on rapid normality in security situation

[June 27 2019]

President Maithripala Sirisena met with the Ambassadors and High Commissioners of Muslim countries holding the membership of the Organization of Islam Countries (OIC) to discuss about the current security situation in the country at the Presidential Secretariat today (June 26).

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National Drug Prevention Week to enhance awareness in every sector of the society

[June 25 2019]

The National Drug Prevention Week from started on June 19 will continue until July 01. This was under the concept of President Maithripala Sirisena with the objective of further strengthening the drug prevention program in Sri Lanka and rallying all Sri Lankans for the program.

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Army initiative facilitates IT equipment donation to school

[June 25 2019]

Sri Lanka Army has facilitated the children studying at M/Paranagama Vidyalaya in Vavuniya to receive much needed IT equipment to their school.

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DSCSC Commandant calls on Secretary

[June 24 2019]

The Commandant of the Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) Major General DAPN Dematanpitiya made a call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc, today (24 June 2019).

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Navy installs water treatment plant at Welioya school

[June 24 2019]

Continuing its commitment to serve the needs of the people in areas prone to Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), the Sri Lanka Navy has yet again installed a Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant at Paranagama Weva Vidyalaya in Welioya on Sunday (23 June 2019).

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President Commissions Navy's 4th Fast Attack Squadron

[June 23 2019]

President Maithripala Sirisena commissioned the 4th Fast Attack Squadron of the Sri Lanka Navy as the 4th Fast Attack Flotilla during a Commissioning Ceremony held at the Trincomalee Naval Base, last evening (22 June 2019).

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President graces Navy Passing Out ceremony

[June 23 2019]

President Maithripala Sirisena graced a Passing Out ceremony of the Sri Lanka Navy at the prestigious Naval and Maritime Academy (NMA) in Trincomalee, on Saturday (22 June 2019).

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President discusses issues of SL troops serving in UN Peace Keeping Forces

[June 21 2019]

President Maithripala Sirisena graced a Passing Out ceremony of the Sri Lanka Navy at the prestigious Naval and Maritime Academy (NMA) in Trincomalee, on Saturday (22 June 2019).

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Reciprocal armed forces tour expedition ends

[June 19 2019]

The visiting Indian tri services delegation left the island after completing its three-day tour of the country on Tuesday (18 June). According to Army media, this reciprocal visit between members of the armed forces of India and Sri Lanka saw 159 Indian tri forces delegation together with their spouses arrive in the country on Sunday (15).

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Indian ship in the country

[June 18 2019]

Making a three-day official goodwill visit, the Indian Naval Ship (INS) Ranvir arrived to the country, today (18 June). According to Navy media, the visiting Indian ship was accorded a traditional welcome upon its arrival at the Colombo harbor, this morning.

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Bangladesh DA meets Secretary

[June 18 2019]

Commodore Syed Maksumul Hakim, the Defence Adviser of the High Commission of Bangladesh in Sri Lanka made a call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc, today (18 June) at the Ministry.

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Army initiative provides much needed scanners to 'Apeksha Hospital' [June 18 2019]

Sri Lanka- Russian leaders met [June 17 2019]

Clarification on news article published in Colombo Telegraph [June 17 2019]

Indian tri-service delegation visits Dalada Maligawa [June 17 2019]

President’s Message on Poson Poya Day [June 16 2019]


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