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President Commissions Navy Ship "Parakramabahu"

[August 22 2019]

An Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) of the Sri Lanka Navy received its commission by President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Maithripala Sirisena during a Commissioning Ceremony held at the Colombo harbor, this evening (22nd Thursday, August 2019).

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New Army Commander assumes office

[August 21 2019]

The newly appointed Commander of the Army Lieutenant General L H S C Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc officially took over duties, during a ceremony held at the Army Headquarters in Colombo, today (21 August 2019).

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President chairs a meeting to formulate a standard mechanism to distribute explosives

[August 21 2019]

A discussion focused on the ways and means to minimize irregularities occur while issuing explosive materials and to formulate a regulated procedure to distribute them was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat...

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Appointment of Lt. Gen. Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Sri Lanka Army

Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Press Release

[August 21 2019]

With reference to comments that have appeared since the above appointment, the following is noted:

The appointment of the Army Commander of Sri Lanka is a sovereign decision by the Head of State.

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Peace Envoy Akashi, a special friend of Sri Lanka - President

[August 20 2019]

President Maithripala Sirisena says staunch peace-maker Yasushi Akashi is a loyal and trusted friend of Sri Lanka. He said this when the Japanese peace envoy Akashi called on President Sirisena at the President's Office today (July 20).

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Former Army Commander promoted

[August 20 2019]

The outgoing Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake has been promoted to the rank of General by President Maithripala Sirisena, with effect from 17 August 2019.

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Heart to Heart Fund delegation meets Secretary

[August 20 2019]

A delegation of the Heart to Heart Fund met the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV usp at the Ministry for a discussion on Monday (19th August 2019).

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New Army Commander appointed

[August 19 2019]

Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva was appointed as the 23rd Commander of the Sri Lanka Army today (19).

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President confers Veerodhara Vibushana medals on two war heroes [August 19 2019]

Opportunity will be created for government officials to perform their duties in a contented manner – President [August 18 2019]

23.5 More Acres Used by the Army Released to Kilinochchi District Secretariat [August 18 2019]

Special Forces Regiment honoured with President's "Rana Parashuwa" [August 16 2019]

Annual “Esala Perahera” concludes successfully [August 15 2019]

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