Regarding a news item reported in the 7.00 pm news on Sirasa TV on 12th July, 2019.
A severely injured fisherman was brought ashore for treatment by the Navy on Thursday (11 July). According to Navy media, the fisherman had ventured out to sea for fishing onboard the multiday fishing trawler "Thanuja Duwa III from Galle, last week (05).
The 28th death anniversary commemoration of Corporal Gamini Kularathne of 6th Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) was held at the auditorium of the Ministry of Tourism in Colombo 3, today (11 July 2019).
President Maithripala Sirisena has taken measures to set up a National Security Advisory Board to look into the matters related to national security.
The P 625 vessel taken over from the People's Republic of China on 05th June 2019, for the Sri Lanka Navy, arrived in Colombo on Monday (08th July 2019).
The 15th HACGAM – Working Level Meeting (WLM) hosted by the Sri Lanka Coastguard (SLCG) commenced at the Hilton Hotel in Colombo, today (09 July 2019).
The annual inter Provincial Sports meet of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) commenced at the Sugathadasa Stadium in Colombo, yesterday (06 June).
The President emphasizes that it is the responsibility of all stakeholders in the tourism and allied sectors, which have been inactive since the Easter Sunday terror attack, to work together to rebuild the business community in a systematic and efficient manner.
Under the guidance of President Maithripala Sirisena the fifth phase of the 'Rata Wenuwen Ekata Sitimu' (Let's Stand Together for the Country) programme got underway in Monaragala on July 1 in an attempt to provide swift and sustainable solutions for issues faced by the people in rural areas.
A contingent of 61 Sri Lanka Army personnel including 11 Officers left for South Sudan to serve in the SRIMED Level 2 Hospital in Bor, South Sudan under the Phase 6 of the UN Mission of South Sudan (UNMISS), this morning (03 July 2019).
President Maithripala Sirisena stated that he received the report of the Presidential Commission appointed to investigate alleged irregularities and fraud at SriLankan Air Lines and will reveal the truth to the public and Parliament in the near future.
A group of representatives of the Ceylon Association of Shipping Agents (CASA) met the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc, for a discussion at the Ministry on Friday (28th June 2019).
Those who did not give their slightest support for the battle against eradicating drug menace during last four and half years are now trying to vilify me in the face of tough action now taken against drug kingpins, President Maithripala Sirisena said.
The island-wide National Drug Prevention Week under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena coinciding with the "International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking" saw the completion of its final day successfully today (30).
The 2nd Executive Committee Meeting of the Seva Vanitha Unit of the Ministry was held, yesterday (28 June) at the ministry. The meeting was chaired by the Chairperson of the Seva Vanitha Unit of the Ministry of Defence (MoD SVU) Mrs. Soniya Kottegoda.
Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc graced his presence as the chief guest at the farewell ceremony for retired, outgoing staff of MoD and a felicitation ceremony for children of MoD staff who performed well at the GCE (A/L), GCE (O/L) and Grade 05 scholarship exams at the Ministry auditorium, yesterday (27 June 2019) .
President Maithripala Sirisena met with the Ambassadors and High Commissioners of Muslim countries holding the membership of the Organization of Islam Countries (OIC) to discuss about the current security situation in the country at the Presidential Secretariat today (June 26).
In keeping with the vision of H.E. The President to establish normalcy in the country, following the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks, multiple measures have been taken to ensure public safety, and protect the sovereignty of the country as well as its territorial integrity by the Ministry of Defence (MOD).
The Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc chaired a meeting with the Chief Prelates and lay custodians of important temples, today (27 June 2019).
Chairperson of the Seva Vanitha Unit of the Ministry of Defence (MoD SVU) Mrs. Soniya Kottegoda made an official visit to the Police Cultural Division, today (27 June 2019).
Chairperson of the Seva Vanitha Unit of the Ministry of Defence (MoD SVU) Mrs. Soniya Kottegoda made a visit to the Panagoda Army Cantonment hospital, on Monday (24 June 2019).
The National Drug Prevention Week from started on June 19 will continue until July 01.
Sri Lanka Army has facilitated the children studying at M/Paranagama Vidyalaya in Vavuniya to receive much needed IT equipment to their 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).
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).