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President condemns the Manchester Attack

[May 24 2017]

President Maithripala Sirisena condemns the terrorist attack on a Manchester musical concert, that claimed the lives of 22 civilians and injured scores more.   

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Manchester attack: UK terror threat level raised to critical

Colombo Port City project back on track

President instructs to give priority to practical issues of resettlement process

Canadian delegation meets Secretary

[May 23 2017]

The Commander Maritime Forces Pacific and Joint Task Force Pacific, Rear Admiral Art McDonald and Commanding Officer of the Royal Canadian Naval Ship 'HMCS Winnipeg' , Commander J Jeffrey Hutchinson called on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi today (23rd Tuesday, May 2017). 

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Indian Naval Ship 'Sumedha' in the island

[May 23 2017]

Making an official visit, Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel of the Indian Navy, Indian Naval Ship (INS) 'rived at the Port of Colombo on Sunday (21st May 2017), sates navy media.

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Navy produced water treatment plants installed in Vavuniya

Reaches milestone by installing more than 200 RO plants around the country

[May 23 2017]

Two Reverse Osmosis (RO) water treatment plants installed at the Sri Lanka Transport Board and Divisional Secretariat in Vavuniya were declared open on Saturday (20th May).  

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President declares open newly built University Hospital KDU

[May 22 2017]

President Maithripala Sirisena declared open the newly built University Hospital at General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (UH KDU) Werahera on Sunday (21st May 2017).   

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Navy renders assistance to fishing trawler in distress

[May 21 2017]


Sri Lanka Navy rendered assistance to a multi-day fishing trawler, Thilak I, with 6 fishermen in distress, in the seas 72 Nm off Great Basses Saturday (20th May).  

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Duty of strengthening Tri-forces will be completely fulfilled-President

[May 20 2017]

President Maithripala Sirisena says whatever the critics say, the Government is committed to strengthening the Tri-forces and to fulfill its responsibility on the national security.  

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Royal Canadian Naval Ship 'HMCS Winnipeg' arrives at the Port of Colombo

[May 20 2017]

The Canadian Naval Ship, 'HMCS Winnipeg - FFH 338' arrived at the Port of Colombo for a training and goodwill visit today (20).  

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Garment Industry Training Centre Goes to Mullaittivu with SFHQ-MLT Initiatives

[May 20 2017]

A new training centre for potential 35 ladies and youths expecting to join the garment industry in future came into operation on Thursday (18) after the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) took initiatives to establish a new garment factory in collaboration with the District Secretary for Mullaittivu and garment industrialists.  

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'Palmyrah Ingenuity - 2017' Exhibition Opened in Jaffna

[May 20 2017]

Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J)-organized 'Palmyrah Ingenuity - 2017' innovative exhibition in collaboration with the Ministry of Technology and Research was held during 17-18 May at Weerasingham Hall, Jaffna.  

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28th IMBL Meeting held

[May 20 2017]

The 28th International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) meeting between Sri Lanka and India was held on Friday (19th May 2017).  

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War Heroes remembrance ceremony held [May 19 2017]

INSSSL conducts discussion on Cyber Security [May 19 2017]

Army joins rescue operations in Wellawatte [May 19 2017]

US - SL Navy Staff Talks held [May 18 2017]

A Special Committee to look into issues of internally displaced persons & resettled in Mannar district [May 17 2017]

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