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President chief guest at opening of Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health

[April 21 2018]

Commonwealth Centre for Digital Health was launched in London, today (20). President Maithripala Sirisena joined as the Chief Guest on the occasion.

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Naked gunman kills four in Nashville Waffle House

Colombo Port City project back on track

President instructs to give priority to practical issues of resettlement process

US hospital ship arrives for Pacific Partnership- 2018

[April 26 2018]

A hospital ship of the United States Navy arrived in Sri Lanka for the Pacific Partnership - 2018 mission on Wednesday (25th April).

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Army troops assist to cleanup 'Sri Pada'

[April 26 2018]

The 'Sri Pada' (Adam's Peak) is a historically important place of pilgrimage in Sri Lanka. Thousands of devotees make the arduous trek to the mountain each year during the pilgrimage season to reach the summit before sunrise.

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'Sagara' to attend 'Exercise Komodo - 2018' in Indonesia

[April 25 2018]

Sri Lanka Navy's ship 'Sagara' left the country on Tuesday (24th April) to attend the Multilateral Naval Exercise 'Komodo' and 'International Fleet Review' (IFR) 2018. The Navy's Offshore Patrol Vessel 'Sagara' left home shores from the Eastern Port of Trincomalee to Indonesia to represent the SLN at the Exercise Komodo.

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UAE Ambassador meets State Minister Wijewardene

[April 24 2018]

The new Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to Sri Lanka, HE Mr. Ahmed Ali Almualla met the State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene at his office today (24th April).

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'Perekop' leaves the island

[April 24 2018]

The Russian Navy Ship 'Perekop', left Colombo on Sunday (22nd April) after completing a successful goodwill visit to the country.

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Coast Guard lifesavers save more than 1000 lives

[April 23 2018]

Coast Guard lifeguards reached another important milestone in their lifesaving activities when lifesavers attached to the Hikkaduwa lifesaving station rescued three local youth from being swept away to sea and thereby passing the 1000 mark in rescued lives.

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Defence Ministry celebrates New Year with 'Soorya Mangalya'

[April 22 2018]

A special 'Soorya Mangalya' (Traditional New Year festival games and merry making) programme was hosted by the Ministry of Defence today (22nd Sunday, April).

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'SLNS Sindurala' joins Navy fleet

Navy's second new AOPV Commissioned by Prime Minister

[April 20 2018]

The latest Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel (AOPV) of the Sri Lanka Navy received its commission during a Commissioning Ceremony held at the Eastern Container Terminal of the Colombo Harbour on Thursday (19th April 2018).

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President thanks Lord Naseby for constant support

[April 19 2018]

Lord Baron Naseby, a member of the British House of Lords, met with President Maithripala Sirisena in London, yesterday (18).

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Traditional New Year gathering at the Ministry

[April 18 2018]

A traditional 'Aluth Avurudhu' (New Year) gathering was held under the patronage of the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne PC at the Ministry premises today (18th Wednesday, April 2018).

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Navy assists distressed foreign sailing ship

[April 17 2018]

Sri Lanka Navy's Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel SLNS Sayurala assisted a foreign yacht named "Sandetie" which had distressed in deep seas 72 nautical miles off Galle Light House last Saturday (14 April).

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A Record 683 Acres of Land Released to Jaffna People

[April 15 2018]

In line with the government's policy of releasing civilians' land, hitherto used by Jaffna Security Forces, the Sri Lanka Army without compromising national security interests released a record 683 acres of land in Thelippalei Divisional Secretariat area to 964 legal owners during a ceremony...

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New Year Message of the President

[April 14 2018]

The evolution of the human civilization has taken place from era to enriching the people as cultured entities.

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Traditional New Year celebration with a difference

[April 13 2018]

Sri Lanka Army troops in the East began celebrating the traditional Sinhala and Tamil New Year with a difference this year.

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Army established new Directorate for Overseas Operations

[April 12 2018]

'The Army has proved its self and it need not carry any 'labels' and nothing is a daunting task as it has done a greater service to the motherland and also to the entire world'.

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'Bakmaha Ulela' at the Panagoda Army Cantonment

[April 11 2018]

Heralding in the Sinhala and Tamil New Year, a traditional 'Bakmaha Ulela' (Traditional festival games and merry making event) was held at the Panagoda Army Cantonment on Tuesday (10th April).

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Japanese ship arrives to the island

[April 10 2018]

Making a two-day goodwill visit, the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force ship (JMSDF) JS 'Akebono' arrived in the country on Monday (09th April).

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President graces Special Forces Passing Out

[April 09 2018]

President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, Maithripala Sirisena was the Chief Guest at the Passing Out ceremony of the Sri Lanka Army Special Forces held today (09th Monday, April). The colouful ceremony was conducted at the Special Forces Training School in Maduru Oya this morning.

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Army troops take up another irrigation renovation project

[April 09 2018]

Continuing their national endeavor in contributing to the agricultural development of the country, the Sri Lanka Army commenced work on two more irrigation tanks in the Pollonnaruwa District on 04th (April).

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70th World Health Day under President's patronage [April 08 2018]

Secretary addresses 'VII Moscow Conference on International Security' [April 08 2018]

Navy and Army athletes take Sri Lanka to the medal table at Gold Coast 2018 Australia [April 07 2018]

Royal Thai Navy ships in the island [April 07 2018]

More houses for Jaffna IDPs [April 06 2018]

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