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President decides to provide number of benefits to members of Security Forces

[November 14 2017]

President Maithripala Sirisena has decided to provide a number of benefits to the members of the Security Forces.

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20th Army Para Games to begin next week

[November 18 2017]

A total of 450 differently able Army War Heroes will showcase their athletic talents at the 20th Sri Lanka Army Para Games - 2017, scheduled to be held at the Diyagama Stadium in Homagama from 22nd to 24th November (2017).

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INSSSL holds panel discussion

[November 17 2017]

The Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka (INSSSL) conducted a panel discussion on "The Role of Armed Forces in Post Conflict Sri Lanka" to a delegation from The Centre of Conflict and Humanitarian Studies (CHS), Doha on the 17th of November 2017.

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Educational incentives for Grade 5 scholarship achievers

[November 17 2017]

A group of 34 Grade 5 Scholarship-2017 achievers of Army Junior School (Yuda Hamuda Kanishta Vidyalaya) in Panagoda, Homagama was awarded with a financial grant by the Seva Vanitha Unit of the Ministry of Defence (MoD SVU) during a ceremony held at the Ministry today (17th November).

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Troops support Dengue Prevention programme

[November 16 2017]

Sri Lanka Army troops of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) launched a Dengue eradication programme covering Kilinochchi and Paranthan areas in keeping with the island wide National Dengue Prevention Campaign on 10th and 11th November(2017).

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General Amnesty Period for Army deserters extended

[November 15 2017]

The General Amnesty period that was extended to Army absentees to get their legal discharge has been extended till 22nd November (2017).

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Australian Navy ship arrives to the country

[November 15 2017]

Making a four day goodwill visit, the Royal Australian Navy ship, 'HMAS Newcastle' arrived to the country, yesterday (14th November).

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Bangladesh DA meets State Minister

[November 15 2017]

Commodore Syed Maksumul Hakim, the Defence Adviser of the High Commission of Bangladesh in Sri Lanka called on the State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene on Tuesday (14th November).

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Indonesian Ambassador meets State Minister

[November 14 2017]

Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia, Hon. Gusti Ngurah Ardiyasa paid a courtesy call on the State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene at the Ministry, today (14th November, 2017).

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11th World Military Golf Championship-2017 tees off at China Bay

[November 14 2017]

The 11th World Military Golf Championship 2017, hosted by the Sri Lanka Air Force began at the Eagles' Golf Links in China Bay, Trincomalee.

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Army troops launch environment protection programmes

[November 14 2017]

Joining hands with ongoing environment protection programmes, the Sri Lanka Army recently conducted a tree planting and beach cleaning campaign in several areas of the country.

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Troops reach out to Northern students

[November 13 2017]

More than 400 G.C.E (O/L) students in Puthukkudiyirippu, Mullaithivu were benefitted from an educational seminar organized by the Sri Lanka Army.

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Army camps will not be removed endangering national security

[November 13 2017]

President Maithripala Sirisena says that the army camps have not been removed in a way which will weaken the national security or in a way which will have an impact on the security forces.

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Air Force builds new classroom building for school

[November 13 2017]

The Ayagama Primary School in Ratnapura was provided with a new classroom building, under an initiative taken by the Sri Lanka Air Force.

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Sri Lanka Navy hosts cultural show to the visiting Chinese Naval Officers

[November 12 2017]

Sri Lanka Navy hosted a cultural show for the officers of the visiting Chinese People's Liberation Army - Navy Ship 'Qi Ji Guang', at the SLNS Rangalla Wardroom on Saturday evening (11th November), states Navy media.

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Remembrance Day ceremony held in Colombo

[November 11 2017]

The Armed Forces Remembrance Day, organized by the Sri Lanka Ex- Servicemen's Association was held at the War Memorial in the Vihara Maha Devi Park in Colombo, today (11th November 2017).

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Tri forces and CSD assist island wide National Mosquito Control Programme

[November 11 2017]

A special two- day island wide Mosquito Control Programme was successfully carried out with the participations of tri forces and Civil Security Department (CSD) personnel on 09th and 10th November (2017).  

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"Sayurala" leaves for ASEAN International Fleet Review -2017

[November 10 2017]

Sri Lanka Navy's largest Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel (AOPV), SLNS Sayurala left the country to attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) International Fleet Review -2017 in Thailand, on Thursday (09th November).  

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"No War Hero would be Subjected to Appear before Any Foreign Tribunals" - President Assures Meeting Army Personnel [November 10 2017]

Anti-Dengue programme held at Kilinochchi school [November 09 2017]

Educational seminars for Mullaithivu students [November 08 2017]

Japan provides new Patrol Boat to strengthen maritime security [November 07 2017]

State Minister Wijewardene lauds Japanese assistance to Sri Lanka's development programmes and maritime security [November 07 2017]


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