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Secretary visits East

[August 10 2019]

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV usp ndu arrived in the East making an inspection visit with a view to look into the security forces deployment and the prevailing situation in the Eastern region on, today (10 Saturday August 2019). 

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China on red alert as Typhoon Lekima bears down on east coast

Colombo Port City project back on track

President instructs to give priority to practical issues of resettlement process

INSSSL conducts Round Table discussion

[August 10 2019]

A round table discussion was conducted by the Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka (INSSSL) at its Auditorium at Suhurupaya in Battaramulla, Friday evening (09 August 2019).

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President meets Prime Minister of Cambodia

[August 09 2019]

Cambodia stands firmly together with Sri Lanka in further cementing bilateral relations in economic, trade, social as well as the renaissance of Buddhism, His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Boronmeath Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia said. 

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Weather reports forecast strong winds

[August 09 2019]

The Department of Meteorology has warned of possible sudden increase in winds in several parts of the country. 

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Delegation meets Secretary for discussion on the operation of drones

[August 09 2019]

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV usp ndu met a delegation for a discussion on the operation of drones at the Ministry, last evening (08th August 2019). 

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Secretary meets delegation of domestic aviation sector

[August 09 2019]

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV usp ndu met a delegation of domestic aviation sector including representatives of the Owners and Operators Association for a discussion at the Ministry, last evening (08th August 2019). 

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President receives grand welcome at Cambodian Royal Palace

[August 08 2019]

Cambodia stands firmly together with Sri Lanka in further cementing bilateral relations in economic, trade, social as well as the renaissance of Buddhism, His Majesty Preah Bat Samdech Preah Boronmeath Norodom Sihamoni, King of Cambodia said. 

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President commenced state visit to Cambodia

[August 08 2019]

On an invitation extended by the Government of Cambodia, President Maithripala Sirisena began his four-day state visit to the Southeast Asian nation today (7) with the aim of further strengthening bilateral relations between Sri Lanka and Cambodia.

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27th Death Anniversary of late Lieutenant General Denzil Kobbekaduwa

[August 08 2019]

The 27th death anniversary of the late Lieutenant General Denzil Kobbekaduwa falls today (08th August).

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Kilinochchi troops extend hospitality to devotees making "Paada Yathra"

[August 08 2019]

A group of pilgrims making the "Paada Yathra" to attend the annual feast at Matha Church in Mulankavil were received by troops of Security Forces Headquarters - Kilinochchi upon its arrival in Kilinochchi.

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Critically ill local fisherman brought ashore for treatment

[August 08 2019]

A local fisherman who was in a critical condition due to a cobra bite at the Iranathivu island was brought ashore for treatment by Navy troops on Tuesday (06).

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INSSSL Annual Lecture Series feature Late Colonel Fazly Laphir

[August 07 2019]

Another segment of the Annual Lecture Series of the Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka (INSSSL) was conducted at the Auditorium at Suhurupaya in Battaramulla, today (07 August 2019).

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New Zealand HC meets Secretary

[August 07 2019]

The High Commissioner of New Zealand H E Mrs. Joanna Kempkers made a call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV usp ndu at the Ministry, today (07 August 2019).

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Esala Perahera continues amidst special security arrangements

[August 07 2019]

The annual Esala Perahera which commenced on Monday (05 August) will enter its third day, today (07). Tight security measures are in place with sufficient numbers of Tri Forces, Police, Special Task Force and Civil Defence Department personnel being deployed for security operations.

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House for needy family in Jaffna

[August 06 2019]

A deserving family in Jaffna was gifted with a new house, built by Sri Lanka Army troops in Jaffna. According to Army media, the house was handed over to the beneficiary family of Mrs Rajaraththiram Jayakumari during a ceremony held at Kodikamam in Jaffna on Monday (05 August, 2109).

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Colombo Defence Seminar- 2019 in August

[August 06 2019]

The Colombo Defence Seminar- 2019 is to be held at the tail end of this month (August) in Colombo. According to Army media, the premier annual two-day international defence conference organized by the Sri Lanka Army will begin at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) on the 29th morning and will conclude with the conclusion ceremony the next day (30).

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KDU Southern Campus gets new Auditorium

[August 06 2019]

Adding yet another feature to the expanding Southern Campus of the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU), a new auditorium was declared open on Sunday (04 August 2019).

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Those who did not attempt to bring forth laws to prevent terrorism now try to repeal the death sentence President

[August 05 2019]

Certain segments who did not heed to the concerns of society to formulate stronger and tougher laws to eradicate terrorism in the aftermath of tragic incidents that took place on April 21st are now in a rush to bring laws to repeal the death punishment, President MaithripalaSirisena said.

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KDU International Research Conference in September

[August 05 2019]

The 12th International Research Conference organized by the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDUIRC) will be held on 11th and 12th, September (2019).

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Sri Nagapoosani Amman Kovil "Adipooram Pooja" held with naval assistance [August 05 2019]

Kilinochchi troops come to the aid of local residents [August 05 2019]

Secretary visits Kandy to ensure maximum security for Esala Perahera [August 04 2019]

Security of all people ensured and country safe to visit [August 04 2019]

Army Troops Join Kandy Cleaning Project [August 02 2019]


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