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Presidents of Sri Lanka and the Philippines held discussions

[January 17 2019]

The two heads of state have focused on establishing an economic council to revive economic and trade relations between Sri Lanka and the Philippines.

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Colombo Port City project back on track

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Secretary felicitated at his Alma Mater

[January 21 2019]

The Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Mr. Hemasiri Fernando was accorded a grand felicitation by the Old Boys' Association of Nalanda College, Colombo, today (21 Monday, January).

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First Sri Lankan women graduate from Army School of Ceremonial in UK

[January 20 2019]

Two female personnel of the Sri Lanka Air Force, an Officer and an Airwoman have graduated from the Army School of Ceremonial in Catterick, in North Yorkshire, United Kingdom.

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Army commences production of own MRE packs

[January 19 2019]

`The Sri Lanka Army in collaboration with the Research Analysis Projection & Development Branch of the Wayamba University of Sri Lanka has commenced the production of the 'Meal Ready to Eat' (MRE) ration packs at the Kandakadu Army farm in Welikanda.

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Northern troops join 'Pongal' celebrations

[January 18 2019]

Sri Lanka Army troops in the Northern region joined in to celebrate the 'Thai Pongal' festival with the local communities carrying out a range of welfare programmes.

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British High Commissioner meets Secretary

[January 17 2019]

High Commissioner of the British High Commission in Sri Lanka, HE Mr. James Dauris paid a courtesy call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Hemasiri Fernando, on Wednesday (16 January).

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1201.88 More Acres of State & Private Land in North Ready for Release

[January 16 2019]

Sri Lanka Army, continuing to honour the pledge it has given to the Presidential Task Force is set to release 1201.88 more acres of Army-used state and private lands in the North with no impact for national.

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British High Commissioner meets State Minister

[January 16 2019]

High Commissioner of the British High Commission in Sri Lanka, HE Mr. James Dauris made a call on the State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene at the Ministry, today (16 Wednesday, January).

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Japanese ship arrives to the island

[January 16 2019]

Making a Three-day goodwill visit, the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force ship (JMSDF) JS 'Ikazuchi' arrived in the country on Tuesday (15th January).

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President’s Thaipongal Message

[January 15 2019]

I am extremely happy to convey my greeting to all the Hindus across the world celebrating Thai Pongal, the festival that expresses to the Sun God, the supreme provider of light, warmth, water and wind essential the agriculture, the lifeline to human sustenance.

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Bangladeshi Defence Attaché calls on Secretary

[January 15 2019]

The Defence Attaché of the High Commission of Bangladesh, Commodore Syed Maksumul Hakim made a call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Hemasiri Fernando at the Ministry, on Monday (14 January, 2019).

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Educational incentives for children of Army families

[January 15 2019]

The Sri Lanka Army presented 701 children of its personnel with educational assistance including scholarships, medals, laptops etc. worth Rs. 14.2 million during a ceremony held at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) on Friday (11 January).

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