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A Systematic approach to build a positive future for the youth, President

[February 11 2019]

A Systematic approach will be taken to win the challenges in building positive future for the youth, President Maithripala Sirisena said. He made these remarks at the opening of the first National Career Guidance network centre held at Polonnaruwa today (8).

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INTERNATIONAL

DEVELOPMENT

RESETTLEMENT

US border security deal reached to avert new US shutdown

Colombo Port City project back on track

President instructs to give priority to practical issues of resettlement process

Injured fisherman brought ashore for treatment by Navy

[February 17 2019]

An injured fisherman on a multiday fishing trawler was brought ashore for treatment with the assistance of the Navy on Saturday (16). Navy media states that the local fisherman had left for fishing onboard the multiday fishing trawler, 'Sanka I' from the Galle fisheries harbour on the 07th (February).

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Iranian ships in the island

[February 16 2019]

Making a four-day training and goodwill visit, three ships of the Iraninan Navy arrived to the country on Friday (15 February).

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US Ambassador meets State Minister

[February 15 2019]

Ambassador of the United States of America to Sri Lanka, HE Ms. Alaina B. Teplitz made a call on the State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene at the Ministry, today (15 February 2019).

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Navy to Navy Staff Talks between SLN and JMSDF concludes successfully

[February 15 2019]

The first ever Navy to Navy Staff Talks between the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) and Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) concluded on a successful note, today (15 February 2019). State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene was present at the conclusion ceremony held at the Light House Galley in Colombo.

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Press Release

[February 15 2019]

On the order of His Excellency the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic and the Minister of Defence, Maithripala Sirisena, a decision has been taken by the Ministry of Defence in order to prevent the deforestation caused by the...

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KDU Vice Chancellor meets Secretary

[February 15 2019]

The Vice Chancellor of the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Air Vice Marshal Sagara Kotakadeniya paid a courtesy call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Hemasiri Fernando at the Ministry on Thursday (14 February 2019).

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PRESIDENT OF PAKISTAN CONFERS THE HIGHEST MILITARY AWARD TO CDS

[February 14 2019]

The Chief of Defence Staff of Sri Lanka, Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne was awarded with the Nishan-e-Imtiaz (Military) Medal by HE the President of Pakistan at a Special Investiture Ceremony held in Islamabad, Pakistan on 13th February 2019.

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Troops in Jaffna arrange a three days training programme for students in North and South

[February 13 2019]

A group of more than 750 students out of 30 Jaffna schools and 200 students of South-based schools, joined together for three days training programme organized by the Security Forces - Jaffna at Doraippa Stadium recently.

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Educational assistance to Kilinochchi and Mullaittivu students

[February 13 2019]

A large stock of school Accessories was distributed among the flood affected students in the Kilinochchi and Mullaittivu districts, recently.

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Press release International Military Sports Council Day Run - 2019

[February 12 2019]

CISM day run conducted annually by member countries of International Military Sports Council to celebrate its anniversary will be held on 18th February 2019 around the world.

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Funerals of Sri Lankan Peacekeepers held with military honours

[February 08 2019]

The last rites of the two Sri Lankan Peacekeepers were conducted amidst full military honours on Thursday (07 February). According to Army media, the funerals of late Major H.W.D Jayawickrama of 11 Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) of Polonnaruwa and Sergeant S.S Wijekumara of 1 Mechanized Infantry Regiment (MIR) of Thalakolawewa, Polpithigama were held at the Abhayapura General Cemetery in Polonnaruwa and Rawa Ela General Cemetery in Polpithigama, respectively last evening.

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Army renovates Children's Park affected by floods

[February 07 2019]

In continuation of the troops' assistance to the communities in the North who were affected by the recent floods in the region, the Children's Park at Kakkaitivu pre-school premises in Anaikkoddai was completely renovated and handed over by Army troops.

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"Piyawara" project reaches milestone in establishing 50 Pre-schools

[February 07 2019]

The 50th pre-school built under the "Piyawara" project was vested on the children of Siyambalawa in Anuradhapura, recently.

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Indian survey ship leaves Colombo

[February 06 2019]

The Indian Navy's hydrographic survey ship "INS Jamuna" departed the island after taking part in a joint hydrographic survey in Sri Lankan waters, today (06 February).

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More educational assistance for Kilinochchi students

[February 06 2019]

A large stock of school accessories was distributed to more than 3900 children in the Northern region under the 'Senehe Siyapatha' welfare project, launched jointly by the Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Disaster Management and Dialog Axiata PLC, recently.

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MINUSMA Force Commander call on Secretary

[February 06 2019]

The Force Commander for the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali, (MINUSMA), Lieutenant General Dennis Gyllisporre, made a call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Mr. Hemasiri Fernando on Tuesday (05 February).

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Remains of Sri Lankan Peacekeepers brought to the island

[February 05 2019]

The mortal remains of the two Sri Lanka Army UN Peacekeepers were brought to the island on Monday (04 February).

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Sri Lanka celebrates 71st Independence Day

[February 04 2019]

Today is the 71st Independence Day of Sri Lanka. The main Independence Day Parade was held at the Galle Face in Colombo under the patronage of HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, this morning.

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Independence Message of the President

[February 04 2019]

Sri Lanka, Which had been under the British rule for 133 years, gained independence on the 4th of February 1948, Each year, this day is celebrated with glory.

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President visits late Major Wasantha Dinesh Jayawickrema’s house [February 03 2019]

Two "Wave Rider" craft produced by Sri Lanka Navy donated to Seychelles government [February 02 2019]

Mali President Condemns 'Odious & Unjustifiable Act' on Sri Lankan Peacekeepers [February 02 2019]

Air Force recognizes educational feats of young achievers [February 01 2019]

Navy brings ashore sick Malaysian sailor [January 31 2019]


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