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President presided over a special ministerial discussion on drought relief preparations

[Jan 19 2017]

A special discussion was held at the President's Official Residence today (18) under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena, to look into the preparations at Ministerial level to provide essential reliefs to the public during the impending drought situation in Sri Lanka. 

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[Jan 24 2017]

Sri Lanka Coast Guard lifesavers on duty at the Balapitiya beach in the Southern coastal town managed to save the life of a local from drowning at sea on Thursday (19th January).

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Five more water treatment plants declared open

[Jan 24 2017]

Five Reverse Osmosis (RO) water treatment plants produced and installed by the Sri Lanka Navy in several parts of the island were declared open on Monday (23rd January).

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More facilities at the 'Home for Tri-service Veterans'

[Jan 23 2017]

New facility buildings and the refurbished 'Home for Tri-service Veterans' were declared open to the tri-service veterans at Bolagala in Katana on Friday (20th January 2017). 

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INSSSL hold monthly 'Security Salon'

[Jan 22 2017]

The Institute of National Security Studies of Sri Lanka (INSSSL), held its monthly 'Security Salon' on Thursday (19th January 2017) at the Ministry. 

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New accommodation complex of CRD declared open

[Jan 21 2017]

The new two storied officer accommodation complex of the Center for Research and Development (CRD) was declared open by the Secretary to the Ministry Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi on Friday (20th January). 

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State Minister graces annual sport meet of the Sapugaskanda Maha Vidyalaya

[Jan 20 2017]

The annual sports meet of the Sapugaskanda Maha Vidyalaya in Makola was held under the patronage of the State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene at the school grounds today (20th Friday, January 2017).

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Seva Vanitha Unit donate books to school

[Jan 20 2017]

The Seva Vanitha Unit of the Ministry of Defence donated a stock of valuable books, book racks and a cupboard to the library of Ganepalla Junior School in Kithulgala on Thursday (19th January).

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US naval ship 'Hopper' arrives at the Port of Colombo

[Jan 20 2017]

Making a four day official visit, the US Naval Ship 'Hopper' arrived to Sri Lanka on Thursday (19th January).

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Winner of RRS Mission - V to receive new house

[Jan 19 2017]

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi attended the foundation stone laying ceremony of the house for the winner of "Ranaviru Real Star - Mission V" at Prabuddha Ranaviru Village in Horana today (19th Thursday, January 2017). 

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Omanthai Camp not removed- Military Spokesman

[Jan 19 2017]

Sri Lanka Army has taken measures to release a large part of a private land occupied by the Army Camp in Omanthai including the famous Omanthai check point to the Vavuniya District Secretary.

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Merchant navy discharge certificates, through protected computerized method from today

[Jan 18 2017]

The implementation of a new computerized system for the continuous discharge certificates of merchant navy personnel, issued after their registration at the Merchant Shipping Secretariat, was held today (Jan. 17) under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat. 

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State Minister attends Dharmachakra Pravartana Thilokashanthi Buddha Statue unveiling ceremony 

[Jan 18 2017]

State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene attended the unveiling ceremony of the Dharmachakra Pravartana Thilokashanthi Buddha Statue at Manel Watta Maha Viharaya in Bollegala, Kelaniya today (18th Wednesday, January 2017). 

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Action taken to arrest tri forces deserters 

[Jan 18 2017]

Authorities have begun taking legal action against tri forces deserters who have failed to obtain legal discharge during the General Amnesty that ended on 31st December (2016), states Military Spokesman Brigadier Rohan Seneviratne.

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DSC holds all night Pirith Ceremony 

[Jan 18 2017]

An all-night Pirith Chanting ceremony was held at the Defence Services College in Colombo on Tuesday night (16th January).

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