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Expedite relief for affected businesses following the Easter terrorist attack - President instructs relevant institutions

[July 05 2019]

The President emphasizes that it is the responsibility of all stakeholders in the tourism and allied sectors, which have been inactive since the Easter Sunday terror attack, to work together to rebuild the business community in a systematic and efficient manner.

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Hong Kong protests: Carrie Lam condemns 'extreme use of violence'

Colombo Port City project back on track

President instructs to give priority to practical issues of resettlement process

State Minister graces NCC annual sports meet

[July 07 2019]

The annual inter Provincial Sports meet of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) commenced at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo, yesterday (06 June).

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'Let's Stand Together for the Country' - fourth successful day in Monaragala

[July 04 2019]

Under the guidance of President Maithripala Sirisena the fifth phase of the 'Rata Wenuwen Ekata Sitimu' (Let's Stand Together for the Country) programme got underway in Monaragala on July 1 in an attempt to provide swift and sustainable solutions for issues faced by the people in rural areas.

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I assumed this position not to safeguard anyone but to protect people and the country says President

[July 03 2019]

President Maithripala Sirisena stated that he received the report of the Presidential Commission appointed to investigate alleged irregularities and fraud at SriLankan Air Lines and will reveal the truth to the public and Parliament in the near future.

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Sri Lankan contingent for UN mission leaves for South Sudan

[July 03 2019]

A contingent of 61 Sri Lanka Army personnel including 11 Officers left for South Sudan to serve in the SRIMED Level 2 Hospital in Bor, South Sudan under the Phase 6 of the UN Mission of South Sudan (UNMISS), this morning (03 July 2019).

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Secretary meets with shipping association representatives

[July 02 2019]

A group of representatives of the Ceylon Association of Shipping Agents (CASA) met the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc, for a discussion at the Ministry on Friday (28th June 2019).

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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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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 graced his presence as the chief guest at 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 at the Ministry auditorium, yesterday (27 June 2019) .

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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]

DSCSC Commandant calls on Secretary [June 24 2019]

Navy installs water treatment plant at Welioya school [June 24 2019]

President Commissions Navy's 4th Fast Attack Squadron [June 23 2019]

President graces Navy Passing Out ceremony [June 23 2019]

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