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President Declares Open Galle Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct

[September 21 2014]

Making a great leap forward, 'Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct', the new commercial paradise situated in the historic fortress of the renowned world heritage city of Galle was declared open for public yesterday, (20th September).

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INTERNATIONAL

DEVELOPMENT

RESETTLEMENT

Mars Maven mission arrives in orbit

 

Yal Devi train runs to Jaffna after 24 years 

Harmony Centre to bridge North and South

Sri Lanka expresses concern about increasing use of armed drones in counterterrorism

[September 23 2014]

Sri Lanka Monday expressed concern at the 27th session of the United Nations Human Right Council in Geneva about the increasing use of remotely controlled armed drones for countering terrorism violating other States' air space and causing civilian casualties.

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President launches special website on his engagements at UN

[September 22 2014]

President Mahinda Rajapaksa launched a special website to focus on both the President's and Sri Lanka's activities and engagements with the United Nations System.

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Jaffna Recruits join National Service

[September 22 2014]

The first batch of recruits from Jaffna who were recently enrolled to the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Forces (SLAVF) joined National Service during a Passing Out ceremony held at the Sri Lanka Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (SLEME) Corps grounds in Kankesanthurai on Saturday (20th September).

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Chinese Donors Gift TV Units to War Heroes

[September 22 2014]

A six-member delegation of Chinese donors from Leopard Motors (Pvt) Ltd, chaired by Mr Heming Zhu, together with Mrs Pan Lin Lin, Directress of the same company and five more members, gifted 20 LED TV sets for the use of War Heroes to the Army Seva Vanitha Unit (ASVU) on Friday (19) in an appreciative gesture.

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Mannar hospital to perform 200 cataract surgeries

[September 22 2014]

Arrangements have already been made to conduct 200 cataract surgeries at the Mannar Hospital in October, Director General, Health Services, Dr. Palitha Mahipala said.

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President announces US$ 1 million in financial assistance to Palestine

[September 21 2014]

President Mahinda Rajapaksa announced that Sri Lanka will be providing US$ I million in financial assistance to Palestine.

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China Merchants sign two agreements to develop Phase 2 of Hambantota Port Development Project

[September 21 2014]

Following discussions between the Chinese President Xi Jinping, and President Mahinda Rajapaksa on 16 September 2014, China Merchants (Holdings) International Co., Ltd. (CMHI) and the government of Sri Lanka has signed two agreements in relation to the development of Phase II of the Hambantota Port Development Project.

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President Rajapaksa cautions of dangerous trends to Asian Community

[September 20 2014]

The emerging trends in the world, including in parts of Asia give signals that are dangerous to the Asian Community, President Mahinda Rajapaksa cautioned the Asian political parties.

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The strategic hub of Indian Ocean maritime security

[September 20 2014]

The visits of the two leading nations of the Far East, China and Japan, to Sri Lanka in the past two weeks, with China being among the emerging word economic powers and Japan re-asserting her importance in the region, with its alliance with the USA to counter the rise of China, has underscored Sri Lanka as the location of major importance in maritime security in the Indian Ocean Region.

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Secretary Defence inspects Akuregoda Defence Headquarters

[September 19 2014]

Secretary, Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa made an inspection visit to review the progress of the Defence Headquarters complex that is under construction in Akuregoda, Battaramulla today (19th September).

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More lands vested on lawful owners 

[September 19 2014]

Lands occupied by the Sri Lanka Army and Air-Force in Security Force Headquarters-Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) area were vested on the lawful owners at a function held at the Vavaddikulam Lake bank yesterday (18th Sep).

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Sri Lankan Contingent in South Sudan Awarded UN Medals

[September 19 2014]

The first-ever medal parade of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) at the new SRIMED Level 2 Hospital, managed by the Sri Lankan contingent in Bor, South Sudan, took place recently during a colourful ceremony.

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Jobs for unemployed youth in East

[September 19 2014]

A Job Market was held for the benefit of unemployed youth by the security forces in the East. The programme was held by the 27th Sri Lanka National Guard in collaboration with NMK Coco Land (Pvt) Ltd on Wednesday (17th September).

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Secretary Defence inspects Personal Identification Secretariat's constructions

[September 18 2014]

Secretary to the Ministry Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa went on an inspection tour to the Secretariat of Personal Identification new building complex which is now undergoing constructions at a rapid phase in Battaramulla today (18th Sep).

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'Viru Dana Gee Sara-6' sponsors felicitated

[September 18 2014]

Organizations that graciously extended their support in holding the 'Viru Dana Gee Sara- 6' musical programme was felicitated at a function held at the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development (MoD&UD) today (18th September). 'Viru Dana Gee Sara- 6' was staged recently (2nd Aug) at the "Nelum Pokuna" Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre in a grand scale.

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Navy Commander meets High Rank US Navy Official

[September 18 2014]

The Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Jayantha Perera who is currently on an official visit to the United States of America met the Chief of Naval Operations of US Navy, Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert on 16th September.

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Navy provides drinking water to drought-affected civilians

[September 18 2014]

As a community relief measure, Sri Lanka Navy is providing drinking water to drought-affected civilians in Kayts and Mannar.

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Further strengthening Marine and Coastal cooperations

[September 17 2014]

At the invitation of Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the Secretary of Defence and Urban Development, Mr. Liu Cigui, State Oceanic Administrator of the People's Republic of China led a high level delegation to Sri Lanka from 15th to 18th September 2014.

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Hela Viru Rasa Udana-2014' Matara

[September 17 2014]

Hela Viru Rasa Udana-2014', a food festival organized by the Sri Lanka Army will be held from 25th to 28th of September in Matara.

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Aluthgama rebuilding operations in progresses

[September 17 2014]

Making a statement at the press conference Major Genaral UAB Madewala Commander Security Force Head Quarters West said that 112 houses and 33 shops have been completely renovated and handed over to their owners which were severely damaged during the communal riots in Aluthgama and Beruwala last July.

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Cormorant Strike V-2014

[September 17 2014]

Speaking at the press briefing Army Media Spokesperson Brigadier Jayantha Jayaweera said that, Annual Joint military Exercise- Cormorant Strike V-2014 is in progress for the 2nd week with the participation of more than 4300 Tri-Service personal in the locations of Batticaloa and Trincomalee, East Province.

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First Jaffna Batch Soldiers to Pass Out

[September 17 2014]

Five hundred recruits from Jaffna who recently joined the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Forces (SLAVF) will pass out in an elegant parade on successful completion of three month training on September 20th at the Sri Lanka Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (SLEME) grounds, Kankesanthurai (KKS).

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Colombo Port City work commences: [September 17 2014]

Sri Lanka and China sign agreements for cooperation in a number of sectors [September 17 2014]

Security Forces reach out for community empowerment in former war zones [September 17 2014]

Working towards achieving the 'Smart City Status' is vital - Secretary Defence [September 16 2014]

Chinese President visits Sri Lanka [September 16 2014]

 



 

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