The outgoing Commandant of the Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) Major General Nishantha Herath paid his farewell call on the Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne at the Defence Ministry, today (17 Jun).
Food security is becoming an apex threat to Sri Lanka’s national security. At present, public is unable to attend to daily food necessities due to lack of products and insufficient income.
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) in view of promoting the game of badminton among the youth in the Jaffna peninsula conducted a badminton training programme recently at the 55 Division’s auditorium.
Met. Department said that the showery condition is expected to enhance over the most parts of the island due to low level atmospheric disturbance today (June 17).
Commandant of the Bangladesh Defence Services Command and Staff College Maj. Gen. Ibne Fazal Shayekhuzzaman made a call on the Sri Lankan Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne at the Defence Headquarters Complex in Sri Jayawardenepura, Kotte today (15 June).
Ranaviru Seva Authority (RSA) recently donated a newly constructed house to a mother of a war hero who died while on active duty.
A medical clinic was conducted by the Sri Lanka College of Military Medicine (SLCOMM) recently (13 June) at the Vocational Training Center for the Differently Abled at Seeduwa.
Sixteen years ago today (June 15, 2006), 64 innocent Sri Lankan civilians were killed while more than 70 civilians were injured in a bomb blast. Two concealed claymore mines targeting a state-run bus killed these innocent civilians that included 15 children.
Sri Lanka Army troops deployed under Security Force Headquarters-Mullaitivu (SFHQ- MLT) distributed supplementary meals and dry rations among children and a large group of needy families during a programme organized at Pudumathalan Roman Cathalic Mixed School recently.
Sri Lanka Army troops in the East volunteered to donate blood at a Blood Donation Campaign organized by the Muhudumaha Vihar?aya in Pottuvil recently.
Indian Defence Adviser in Sri Lanka Capt. Vikas Sood met the Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne at the Ministry on June 09, 2022.
Another batch of sea turtle hatchlings were set free to their natural habitat by the Sri Lanka Coast Guard recently. According to SL Coast Guard sources, 206 turtle hatchlings that came out of a nest of 237 turtle eggs protected under the Coast Guard Turtle Conservation Project (CGTCP) were thus released to begin a new life out at sea.
The Poson Poya Day is of highest significance to Sri Lankan Buddhists as it marks the historic arrival of Arahath Mahinda Thera to our Motherland with the message of the Buddha, paving the way to create a new meaningful identity as well as a cultural renaissance.
May this Poson bring Peace and Happiness ..!
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) swimmers competing at the 46th National Age Group Swimming Championship - 2022 have secured a haul of medals while one swimmer set a new national record.
UN Contingent Force Commander in Mali (MINUSMA), Lt. Gen. Cornelis Johannes Matthijssen recently visited the Sri Lankan Combat Convoy Company (SLCCC), deployed in Mali.
Sri Lanka Army boxer Staff Sergeant M.V.I.R.S Bandara won a Silver medal at the ‘Eindhoven Box Cup - Netherlands 2022’ Boxing Championship, held in the Netherlands from 3 June to 6 June.
Institute of National Security Studies (INSS) organized a Round Table Discussion under the theme, “Importance of Political Stability for National Security of Sri Lanka” on Friday, 07th First speaker Dr. Prathiba Mahanamahewa initiating the discourse emphasized that the political stability goes hand in hand with economic security and ultimately the security of both ensures the national security. Therefore, he discussed further about the importance of political stability and the factors that affect the same.
The Ranaviru Seva Authority (RSA) in association with Marine Environment Protection Authority (MEPA) conducted a beach cleaning programme in Trincomalee recently.
Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Station Koggala under the patronage of SLAF Seva Vanitha Unit renovated a water project and vested it in the water-stressed residents of Ahangama Korahedigoda Tsunami village recently.
Major General Jagath Kodithuwakku, has been appointed as the new Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army with effect from today (Jun 8)
Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne was the Chief Guest at the ceremony organized today (08) in order to vest a newly constructed accommodation complex on soldiers attached to the Defence Headquarters Complex in Sri Jayawardenepura, Kotte.
One hundred and thirty four (134) turtle hatchlings that had hatched out of 222 turtle eggs incubated at different locations in the island under the Coast Guard Turtle Conservation Project (CGTCP) were released to the sea recently, the Sri Lanka Coast Guard said.
A large number of Sri Lanka Army troops donated blood at blood donation campaign held recently. According to SL Army media, 120 Army and Civil members of the Army offered blood to the Central Blood Bank.
At the invitation of the Government of the United Kingdom, a contingent of Sri Lanka’s Tri Forces participated at the Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee pageant held on Sunday, 05 June 2022.