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National Conference on Peace, Unity and Reconciliation under the patronage of President

[August 01 2019]

President Maithripala Sirisena emphasizes that the Religious leaders should take the lead in mending the hearts of the people that were broken in the tragic incident of April 21st.

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RESETTLEMENT

Boris Johnson: New PM to form government after taking office

Colombo Port City project back on track

President instructs to give priority to practical issues of resettlement process

Secretary visits Kandy to ensure maximum security for Esala Perahera

[August 04 2019]

Secretary Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV usp ndu said that all necessary measures have been taken to ensure maximum security to the Esala Perahera which will commence, tomorrow.

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Security of all people ensured and country safe to visit

[August 04 2019]

The government has taken all necessary security measures to ensure the security of the country and the safety of the people since the unfortunate April bombings.

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Army Troops Join Kandy Cleaning Project

[August 02 2019]

A special programme, launched by the Central Province Ministry of Agriculture with the objective of cleaning the Kandy town and its suburbs, prior to the commencement of the...

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'Wanni Innoveta - 2019' showcases new innovations of Army personnel

[July 31 2019]

The Sri Lanka Army organized 'Wanni Innoveta-2019' exhibition was held in Padaviya, Parakramapura, last week.

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‘Angampora’ Martial Art Gains Ground in Kilinochchi Establishing its Own Typical Village

[July 30 2019]

The Sri Lanka Army lending its legendary know-how and the knack for continued revival of indigenous Sri Lankan Martial Art, ‘Angampora’ which boasts a history of more than 5000 years...

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Special security arrangements in place for Esala Perahera

[July 29 2019]

All possible measures should be taken to ensure maximum security and safety of the people and locations during the annual Esala Perahara in Kandy, and a collective effort by the tri forces and police should be in place to face any threats or eventualities during the run up to the great religious pageant and during the Perahara days, the President has issued special directions in this regard, said so the Secretary Defence ...

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SECRETARY DEFENCE felicitated by his former regiment

[July 27 2019]

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda(Rtd)WWV RWP RSP VSV usp ndu was accorded a grand felicitation by his former Regiment, Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) when he made a visit to the Regimental Headquarters in Panagoda, today (27 July 2019).

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Japan and Sri Lanka enter into MoU on Defence Cooperation and Exchange

[July 26 2019]

A memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Defence Cooperation and Exchange was signed by the State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene and the Japanese State Minister of Defence Mr. Kenji Harada at the Ministry of Defence, today (26 July 2019).

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Sri Lanka keen to expand defence cooperation with Japan – President

[July 26 2019]

President Maithripala Sirisena says Sri Lanka is very keen to expand defence cooperation with Japan. He said this when Japanese State Minister of Defence, Kenji Harada called on him at the President’s Official Residence in Colombo today (July 26).

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‘Military Dialogue Programme - 2019’ held

[July 26 2019]

The 3rd session of the ‘Military Dialogue Programme - 2019’ was held at the Sri Lanka Air Force Base in Ratmalana recently.

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Secretary attends Civilian Bravery Awards Ceremony- 2019

[July 25 2019]

The 25th National Civilian Bravery Awards Ceremony - 2019 was held at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall in Colombo, today (25 July, 2019).

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3rd round meeting on Security Affairs on China-Sri Lanka jointly building the Belt and Road Initiative held

[July 25 2019]

The third round meeting on Security Affairs on China-Sri Lanka jointly building the Belt and Road Initiative was held at the Ministry of Defence, today (25 July 2019). Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc attended the meeting held at the Ministry auditorium, this morning.

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President congratulates new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

[July 25 2019]

Honourable Boris Johnson, Mp
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Excellency,
Please accept my heartfelt congratulations on your assumption of office as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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Director of National Cadet Corps (NCC) presents memento to General Kottegoda reminiscing his glorious journey from College Cadet to Secretary Defence.

[July 25 2019]

The Director of the National Cadet Corps, Major General MMS Perera made courtesy call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc, on Wednesday (24th July 2019).

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Kalu Ganga project ready to perform its duties - President [July 25 2019]

3rd expert level Staff Talks between Sri Lanka-Pakistan Navies in Colombo [July 25 2019]

Swiss Ambassador meets Secretary [July 24 2019]

Educational seminar for Northern students [July 23 2019]

'Sathviru Abhiman' felicitates War Heroes [July 22 2019]


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