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Hon.President's Deepavali Massage

[October 18 2017]

I am very pleased to send this massage of greetings on the occasion of the festival of Deepavali celebrated by the Hindus throughout the world, symbolizing the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair.

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DEVELOPMENT

RESETTLEMENT

Madrid scorns Catalan leader's independence statement

 

Colombo Port City project back on track

President instructs to give priority to practical issues of resettlement process

Army Agricultural Research Proves Boiled Banana Leaves as Alternative to Polythene Lunch Sheets

[October 18 2017]

'Sri Lanka Next', a significant exhibition, staged during 16-17 October by the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment under the aegis of HE the President Maithripala Sirisena at the BMICH...

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Special Dengue prevention programme in Jaffna

[October 17 2017]

A special Dengue prevention programme was conducted by the Security Forces in the Jaffna District with the aim of containing the spread of the deadly disease in the region.

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Bangladesh DA meets Secretary

[October 17 2017]

Commodore Syed Maksumul Hakim, the Defence Adviser of the High Commission of Bangladesh in Sri Lanka called on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne PC today (17th October).

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Language should be used as a bridge which link people- President

[October 16 2017]

President Maithripala Sirisena addressing the National Tamil Language Day ceremony held at the Jaffna Hindu College, today (14) said that the language should be used as a bridge which link the people, but not as a tool to divide the people.

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Exercise "Mithra Shakthi" inaugurated

[October 16 2017]

The inaugural ceremony of the "Mithra Shakthi" joint military Exercise -2017 took place at the parade square of 2 MARATHA Infantry battalion in Punne, India on Friday (13the October), states Army media.

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Navy assists in the elimination of drugs

[October 15 2017]

The Navy renders its fullest assistance to the joint national effort for elimination of drugs launched under the direction of His Excellency the President Maithripala Sirisena to create a country free of drugs, states Navy media.

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'Colombo Air Symposium' concludes on a successful note

[October 14 2017]

The 'Colombo Air Symposium', organized by the Sri Lanka Air Force for the 3rd consecutive time, came to a successful conclusion after two days of fruitful deliberations and discussions, at the Eagles' Lakeside Banquet and Convention Hall in Attidiya on Friday (13th October).

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Ministry Welfare Society holds 'Gee Rasawindana' musical programme

[October 13 2017]

The Welfare Society of the Ministry of Defence held a musical programme at the Ministry auditorium on Thursday (12th October). The 'Gee Rasawindana', musical programme was held under the patronage of the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne PC.

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State Minister Wijewardene graces 3rd 'Colombo Air Symposium'

[October 12 2017]

The 3rd 'Colombo Air Symposium', organized by the Sri Lanka Air Force began at the Eagles' Lakeside Banquet and Convention Hall in Attidiya, today (12th Thursday, October).

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Secretary Waidyaratne delivers keynote address at 'Colombo Air Symposium'

[October 12 2017]

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne PC made the keynote address at the inaugural session of the 3rd 'Colombo Air Symposium', held at the Eagles' Lakeside Banquet and Convention Hall in Attidiya, today (12th Thursday, October). The State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene was the Chief Guest of the inaugural session held this morning.

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Sri Lanka Army contingent leaves for 'Mithra Shakthi -2017' in India

[October 12 2017]

The Sri Lankan Army contingent for the 'Mithra Shakthi- 2017' Joint Military Exercise, left for India on Wednesday (11th October).

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3rd 'Colombo Air Symposium' to begin in Colombo tomorrow

[October 11 2017]

The 3rd 'Colombo Air Symposium' organized by the Sri Lanka Air Force will begin in Colombo on Thursday (12th October). The two day conference will be held at the Eagles' Lakeside Banquet and Convention Hall in Attidiya, Colombo,  states Air Force media.

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8th 'Galle Dialogue' concludes successfully

[October 11 2017]

The 8th 'Galle Dialogue' Maritime Conference organized by the Sri Lanka Navy under the patronage of the Ministry of Defence, concluded successfully at the Galle Face Hotel in Colombo, last evening (10th October).

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Joint Commander of the French Forces deployed in the Indian Ocean meets State Minister

[October 10 2017]

Joint Commander of the French Forces deployed in the Indian Ocean, Rear Admiral Didier Piaton paid a courtesy call on the State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene at the Ministry premises today (10th October).

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Sri Lanka Army celebrates 68th Anniversary

[October 10 2017]

The Sri Lanka Army celebrates its 68th Anniversary today (10th Tuesday, October). The 'Army Day' ceremony is held at the Panagoda Army Cantonment, today with the participation of the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake.

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'Greater Maritime Visibility for Enhanced Maritime Security'- Galle Dialogue - 2017

[October 09 2017]

The 'Galle Dialogue 2017' annual International Maritime Conference organized by the Sri Lanka Navy for the eighth consecutive year at the Galle Face Hotel in Colombo, began today (09th Monday, October).      

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Cooperation Afloat Readiness & Training (CARAT) Exercise concluded

[October 08 2017]

The 23rd Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Exercise - 2017 conducted by the Sri Lanka Navy and the US Pacific Fleet concluded successfully on Friday (06th October) in Trincomalee, states Navy media.      

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Secretary attends stage drama organized by SVU

[October 07 2017]

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne PC graced the staging of the popular 'Nethuvama Beri Minihek' stage drama at the Tower Hall in Colombo on Friday (06th October).     

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Army Para Games in November

[October 06 2017]

The Sri Lanka Army Para Games is scheduled to be held from 22nd to 24th of November at the Diyagama Stadium in Homagama.     

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State Minister attends 'Sadaham Yathra' Poya Day programme

[October 05 2017]

The 'Sadaham Yathra' religious programme was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the historic Yatawatte Purana Viharaya Vidyaravinda Maha Pirivena in Pahalagama, Gampaha today (05th Thursday).     

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Multi religious ceremonies held in view of Army anniversary

[October 05 2017]

A series of multi-religious ceremonies were conducted by the Sri Lanka Army in view of its 68th anniversary which falls on 10th October. According to Army media, following the inaugural religious ceremony at the Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of Tooth) in Kandy on 28th September, a series of multi-religious blessing ceremonies were conducted in Colombo with the participation of Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake.     

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More RO water treatment plants installed [October 05 2017]

State Minister attends 'ASSP' Opening Ceremony [October 04 2017]

Army provides relief to Jaffna residents [October 04 2017]

Army Equestrian sportsmen win laurels [October 03 2017]

US ship arrives to Sri Lanka [October 03 2017]


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