The No 7 Squadron and No 8 Squadron of the Sri Lanka Air Force were presented with the President's Colour by the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena during a ceremony held at the SLAF Base Hingurakgoda, on Saturday (02 March).
The deadline for Registration of Chainsaw Machines has been extended till 15th March, 2019.
A group of Army personnel were provided with beehive boxes under the Retired Service Personnel's Welfare Project (Agriculture) of the Ministry of Defence, on 25th February.
Replicas of Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher and Missile launcher produced by Sri Lanka for the first time in the history were presented to President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, yesterday (26).
A delegation led by the Ambassador of the Russian Federation, HE Mr. Yuri Materiy met the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Mr. Hemasiri Fernando at his office, today (27 February).
The Registration of Chainsaw Machines being carried out across the country will end tomorrow (28th February).
President Maithripala Sirisena said that due to the broad programme launched within the past two years in preventing the kidney disease, which was a huge national tragedy, there is a reduction in the spread of kidney disease.
President Maithripala Sirisena made an observational tour of the Gajaba Regiment Headquarters at Saliyapura, Anuradhapura, today (Feb 25).
Another house built with Army expertise was presented to a deserving family living in Jayapuram in the kilinochchi region, recently.
The commanding officer of the SLAF Station Ampara handed over a newly constructed sanitary system for Rajagala Primary School at Ampara recently.
Taking another step in their effort to uplift the living standards of the backward communities in the North and build better understanding and strengthen reconciliation, Sri Lanka Army troops had carried out several social welfare programmers in Jaffna
Rs.423 million to conduct the Gramashakthi People's movement in the Southern province
The Sri Lanka Air Force has planned to celebrate its 68th anniversary next month (March) with a series of events including the Air Force Day Exposition and Air Tattoo - 2019. The "Air Force Day" falls on 02nd March.
President Maithripala Sirisena says a National Fund will be established within the next two weeks to take action towards ensuring the protection of the children.
With a view to uplift the living standards of the underprivileged people living in the Jaffna Peninsula, Sri anka Army troops launched a project to build toilet facilities for a group of needy families there. Under the project, 27 new toilets were built with support from an expat living in Australia, states Army media.
Sri Lanka Navy Ship "Sayurala" arrived at the Port of Mina Zayid in Abu Dhabi to attend the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) - 2019 on Saturday (16 February).
The Registration of Chainsaw Machines will commence from tomorrow (20th February). This is being carried out according to a decision taken by the Ministry of Defence on the orders of His Excellency the President, Maithripala Sirisena.
The International Military Sport Council (CISM) Day Run 2019 was flagged off at the popular Galle Face promenade in Colombo, on Monday (18 February).
The Sri Lanka Navy Ship "Sayurala" was among the naval ships and craft of 44 countries that attended the multinational naval exercise "AMAN 2019" in Karachhi, Pakistan. Sayurala had left for Pakistan to attend the five-day exercise representing the Sri Lanka Navy. AMAN is organized by the Pakistan Navy and was held from 08th to 13th of this month (February).
Two disable War Heroes of the Sri Lanka Army were the beneficiaries of new houses built by the Sri Lanka Engineers (SLE) with financial assistance from a Tamil couple resident in Oman.
An injured fisherman on a multiday fishing trawler was brought ashore for treatment with the assistance of the Navy on Saturday (16).
Making a four-day training and goodwill visit, three ships of the Iraninan Navy arrived to the country on Friday (15 February).
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).
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).
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 unauthorized cutting of trees, it is hereby informed that all Chainsaw Machines used by the public and private sector in the country should be produced to the nearest Police Station between the period of 20th to 28th February 2019 and a Registration License be obtained.