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'The Earth Watchman' program launched by President in Kilinochchi

[January 22 2019]

The Earth Watchmen project of planting 2 million trees island-wide parallel to the 2019 Cricket World Cup was launched by President Maithripala Sirisena this morning (21st) at the Agriculture Technology Institute, Kilinochchi.

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More than 1200 acres released in the North

[January 22 2019]

A total of 1201.88 acres of state and private land used by Army in Mullaittivu, Kilinochchi, Jaffna and Wanni districts, including Udayarkattu, and three other Army farms were released on Monday (21 January).

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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]

[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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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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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]

[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 nationa.

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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]

President’s Thaipongal Message [January 15 2019]

Bangladeshi Defence Attaché calls on Secretary [January 15 2019]

Educational incentives for children of Army families [January 15 2019]

New house for deserving family [January 14 2019]

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