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President graces 9th Defence Services Games Closing Ceremony

[Aug 23 2016]

President Maithripala Sirisena graced the 9th Defence Services Games Closing Ceremony - 2016 held at the Panagoda Army Indoor Stadium on Monday (22nd August 2016).

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Earthquake strikes central Italy


Colombo Port City project back on track

President instructs to give priority to practical issues of resettlement process

'Exercise - Cormorant Strike VII' to commence in September

[Aug 25 2016]

'Exercise - Cormorant Strike VII- 2016', the annual Field Training Exercise (FTX) organized by the Sri Lanka Army will be launched from Kokilai with the participation of Sri Lanka Army, Navy, Air Force and representatives from foreign countries on 3rd September 2016. 

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'Colombo Defence Seminar' in September at the BMICH

[Aug 25 2016]

This years's Defence Seminar' will be held on September 1st and 2nd at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH).

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US Navy Secretary visits Trincomalee Naval Dockyard

[Aug 23 2016]

The United States Secretary of the Navy, Hon Ray Mabus made a visit to the Trincomalee Naval Dockyard on Monday (22nd August 2016) in order to observe the ongoing joint training between the navies of the two countries.

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Indian NDC delegation visits Ministry of Defence

[Aug 22 2016]

A delegation of the Indian National Defence College (NDC) paid a courtesy call to the Secretary of the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi at the ministry premises today (22nd Monday, August 2016).

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Army de-mining team receive international recognition

[Aug 22 2016]

Sri Lanka Army's Mine Detection Dog (MDD) Alvin and handler, Lance Corporal G.N.W.M Nawarathne of 7 Field Engineer Regiment, Sri Lanka Engineers (SLE) has been selected by the US-based Marshall Legacy Institute (MLI) as the MLI's 'Team of the Year - 2016' to receive the MDD Award of the Year - 2016 during the 'Clearing the Path' gala celebration on 26 October 2016 in Washington, DC.

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Army together with Ex LTTE combatants erects Keeramalai Housing Project

[Aug 21 2016]

Under the direct supervision of the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J), Army troops together with ex-LTTE combatants and beneficiaries are presently engage in construction work of new houses in Keeramalai area to resettle 971 displaced families who are presently accommodated in 31 relief centers in Jaffna peninsula.

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All Night Pirith Ceremony held at the Ministry

[Aug 20 2016]

An all night Pirith chanting ceremony was held at the Ministry of Defence on Friday (19th August 2016). The ceremony was held under the patronage of the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarchchi at the Ministry premises last evening.

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Secretary attends Aviation Certificate Awarding Ceremony [Aug 20 2016]

DG Indian Coast Guard pays courtesy call on Secretary [Aug 20 2016]

Indian Coast Guard Ship "Samarth" arrives at the Port of Colombo [Aug 19 2016]

State Minister inspects construction work of the DSC hostel [Aug 18 2016]

MOD Seva Vanitha Unit offers support to Mulleriyawa Half Way Home [Aug 18 2016]

No allegations of war crimes : Sri Lankan president

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