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Singapore praises President's efforts to strengthen reconciliation

[July 19 2017]

Singaporean Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr Vivian Balakrishnan said the efforts made by President Maithripala Sirisena to strengthen reconciliation in Sri Lanka are laudable.           

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INTERNATIONAL

DEVELOPMENT

RESETTLEMENT

South Korea proposes rare military talks with North Korea

Colombo Port City project back on track

President instructs to give priority to practical issues of resettlement process

State Minister and Secretary visit Japanese Naval ships

[July 21 2017]

State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene visited the two visiting Japanese ships this morning (21st Friday, July). Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne also visited the ship today at the Colombo harbor.

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Australian High Commissioner meets Secretary

[July 21 2017]

The Australian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka HE Mr Bryce Hutchesson, paid a courtesy call on to the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne PC today (21st Friday, July).

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Two Japanese ships arrive to Sri Lanka

[July 21 2017]

Two Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) ships 'Izumo' and 'Sazanami' arrived to the island making a three day official visit on Thursday (20th July). The two ships were accorded a ceremonial welcome by the Sri Lanka Navy upon their arrived at the Port of Colombo, states navy media sources.

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More welfare projects by the Army

[July 21 2017]

In response to a request made by the children of Navatkuli Maha Vidyalaya from the Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna (SF-J), the 522 Brigade of the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) set up a new drinking water facility in their school, states Army media sources.  

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189 acres released for civilians

[July 20 2017]

Sri Lanka Army released 189 acres of land situated in the Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) Army Cantonment premises on Wednesday (19) during a formal ceremony, states Army media sources.  

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Ambassador of Switzerland meets State Minister

[July 20 2017]

The Ambassador of Switzerland to Sri Lanka HE Mr. Heinz Walker- Nederkoorn made a call on to the State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene today (20th Thursday, July).  

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Ambassador of Switzerland meets Secretary

[July 20 2017]

The Ambassador of Switzerland to Sri Lanka HE Mr. Heinz Walker- Nederkoorn made a call on to the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne PC today (20th Thursday, July).  

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Army Commander calls on the Secretary

[July 20 2017]

Commander of the Sri Lanka Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake made a call on to the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Kapil Waidyaratne PC today (20th Thursday, July).  

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Defence Advisor of the Indian HC calls on Secretary

[July 19 2017]

Defence Advisor of the Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka Captain Ashok Rao made a call on to the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne PC today (19th Wednesday). 

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A batch of Army Underwater Combat Warriors Pass Out

[July 19 2017]

A batch of 38 trained Army divers were presented with Proficiency Badges during a Passing Out ceremony held at the Army Special Force Combat Diving Training School (SFCDTS) at Nayaru, Mullaittivu on Tuesday (18th July), states Army media sources. 

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Navy's Galle Centre passes milestone in OBST ship movements

[July 19 2017]

Sri Lanka Navy after resuming Onboard Security Team (OBST) operations has so far provided services for over 10,000 ship movements through its operation centre in Galle, states Navy media sources. 

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'Hasalaka War Hero' remembered

[July 18 2017]

The 26th death anniversary of War Hero the late Corporal Gamini Kularatne of 6 Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) was commemorated at a solemn ceremony at the Gamini Kularatne's memorial at Elephant Pass on Friday (14th July), states Army media sources. 

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Coast Guard DG calls on the Secretary

[July 17 2017]

Director General of the Sri Lanka Coast Guard Rear Admiral Samantha Wimalathunge paid a courtesy call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne PC today (17th Monday, July).  

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Army continues Dengue eradication campaign

[July 17 2017]

Adding strength to the national Dengue eradication programme, the Sri Lanka Army established another temporary medical laboratory at the Kiribathgoda base hospital premises on Friday (14the July) in order to expedite the pre-screening of blood samples for diagnosis of Dengue patients, states Army media sources. 

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'Will not allow national security to dilute or subdue' - Secretary

[July 16 2017]

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne PC said so responding to media personnel he met after meeting the Chief Prelates during his visit to Kandy on Saturday (15th July). 

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Secretary pays homage to the Sacred Relics at Kandy [July 16 2017]

President returns after successful visit to Bangladesh [July 15 2017]

Presidents of Sri Lanka & Bangladesh meet [July 15 2017]

President pays tribute to Bangladesh liberation martyrs [July 14 2017]

Grand welcome for President at Dhaka International Airport [July 14 2017]


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