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Army initiative facilitates IT equipment donation to school

Sri Lanka Army has facilitated the children studying at M/Paranagama Vidyalaya in Vavuniya to receive much needed IT equipment to their school.


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Navy installs water treatment plant at Welioya school

Continuing its commitment to serve the needs of the people in areas prone to Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), the Sri Lanka Navy has yet again installed a Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant at Paranagama Weva Vidyalaya in Welioya on Sunday (23 June 2019).


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DSCSC Commandant calls on Secretary

The Commandant of the Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) Major General DAPN Dematanpitiya made a call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc, today (24 June 2019).


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President graces Navy Passing Out ceremony

President Maithripala Sirisena graced a Passing Out ceremony of the Sri Lanka Navy at the prestigious Naval and Maritime Academy (NMA) in Trincomalee, on Saturday (22 June 2019).


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President Commissions Navy's 4th Fast Attack Squadron

President Maithripala Sirisena commissioned the 4th Fast Attack Squadron of the Sri Lanka Navy as the 4th Fast Attack Flotilla during a Commissioning Ceremony held at the Trincomalee Naval Base, last evening (22 June 2019).


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President discusses issues of SL troops serving in UN Peace Keeping Forces

Attention of the President was drawn to issues arise due to delays in clearances by the Human Rights Council (HRC) when dispatching Police and security forces personnel to United Nations Peace Keeping Missions.


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Seva Vanitha Unit provides lunch and financial assistance for Jinananda Child Development Center

Chairperson of the Seva Vanitha Unit of the Ministry of Defence (MoD SVU) Mrs. Soniya Kottegoda patronage the lunch providing programme for 60 children of Jinananda Child Development center which is maintained by Venrable Urumutte Sugathananda himi and offering ' Dahawal danaya ' to the Maha Sangha at the Sri Sugatha temple at Wellawatta, Wednesday (19 June).


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Reciprocal armed forces tour expedition ends

The visiting Indian tri services delegation left the island after completing its three-day tour of the country on Tuesday (18 June).


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Army initiative provides much needed scanners to 'Apeksha Hospital'

The Sri Lanka Army has donated two (02) Samsung HS40 Ultrasound Scanner Units to the 'Apeksha' Cancer Hospital in Maharagama, on Monday (17 June).


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Bangladesh DA meets Secretary

Commodore Syed Maksumul Hakim, the Defence Adviser of the High Commission of Bangladesh in Sri Lanka made a call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc, today (18 June) at the Ministry.


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Indian ship in the country

Making a three-day official goodwill visit, the Indian Naval Ship (INS) Ranvir arrived to the country, today (18 June).


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Indian tri-service delegation visits Dalada Maligawa

The Indian tri-service delegation that arrived to Sri Lanka on a reciprocal Army to Army expedition on Saturday (15 June) visited the Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy on Sunday (16).


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Clarification on news article published in Colombo Telegraph

In apropos to the article published in the Colombo Telegraph today (17 June 2019), quoting a part of a comment made by the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc during the "Pathikada" programme on Sirasa TV on US Military presence in Sri Lanka.


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Navy brings ashore injured fisherman

An injured fisherman was brought ashore by the Sri Lanka Navy, today (14 June).


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President Leaves for Tajikistan to attend Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia

President Maithripala Sirisena left for Tajikistan to attend the 5th Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) scheduled to be held in Dushnabe.


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Iranian Ambassador meets Secretary

The Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Sri Lanka, H.E Mr. Mohammad Zaeri Amirani made a call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc at the Ministry, today (13 June).


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New Chief of National Intelligence receives letter of appointment from Secretary

The newly appointed Chief of National Intelligence (CNI), Major General Ruwan Kulatunga received his letter of appointment from the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc, at the Ministry, today (13 June).


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New Air Force Commander calls on the State Minister

Air Marshal Sumangala Dias, who assumed duties as the 17th Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force made a call on to the State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene at the Ministry, today (12 June).


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New Air Force Commander calls on the Secretary

Air Marshal Sumangala Dias, who assumed duties as the 17th Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force made a call on to the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc at the Ministry, today (12 June).


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Coastguard conducts lifesaving training programmes in Mullaithivu

The Sri Lanka Coastguard conducted a series of lifesaving training programmes for the benefit of the communities living in Mullaithivu District, recently.


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Final report of special three-member committee appointed by President to investigate Easter Sunday attacks on April 21 handed over to President

The final report of the special three-member committee appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena, to investigate Easter Sunday attacks on April 21, 2019 was handed over to President Maithripala Sirisena at the President's Officials Residence, today (10).


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Chairperson presides over Executive Committee Meeting

An Executive Committee Meeting of the Seva Vanitha Unit of the Ministry was held, today (11 June). The meeting was chaired by the Chairperson of the Seva Vanitha Unit of the Ministry of Defence (MoD SVU) Mrs. Soniya Kottegoda.


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Troops carry out community assistance programmes in the Northern region

A house and 18 sanitary units constructed by Sri Lanka Army troops in Jaffna were handed over to beneficiary families during a ceremony held in Kadduwan, last week (07).


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Leaders of Sri Lanka and India pledges to strengthen relations based on mutual trust and respect

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who visited Colombo today on an invitation extended by President Maithripala Sirisena, held discussions with the President at the President’s House in Colombo.


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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Sri Lanka tomorrow…

The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Sri Lanka tomorrow (09) on an invitation extended by President Maithripala Sirisena.