President Maithripala Sirisena met with few members of the diplomatic community on their request to discuss about the progress of the operations carried out by the security forces to strengthen security situation.
There was news flashed on Indian media and websites that 15 ISIS terrorist suspects were escaped from Srilanka to Lakshadweep island in India by sea, However Srilanka Navy still haven’t officially confirmed this news and meanwhile all navy fleets, ships, crafts and detachments in that area were informed to stay vigilant about this incident and Navy will take strict actions if there is any sited or detected information with regard to this, said the Navy Spokesman Lieutenant Commander Isuru Sooriyabandara during the press briefing at the Media Centre in Kollupitiya, last evening (26 May).
The High Commissioner of Bangladesh in Sri Lanka HE Mr. Riaz Hamidullah made a call on to the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc today (27 May) at the Ministry.
Chairperson of the Seva Vanitha Unit of the Ministry of Defence (MoD SVU) Mrs. Soniya Kottegoda assumed office during a ceremony held at the Ministry, today (27 May 2019).
Navy Marine Corps took 06 personnel in to custody who were engaged in unlawful sand mining in Kandalkadu area in Kinniya, Trincomalee on yesterday (23 May).
A front page newspaper report in a national daily on Thursday (23) had claimed that a doctor connected to the Thowheed Jamaath had sterilized 4000 Sinhala Buddhist women during caesarean operations and that information has been received with evidence and investigations have commenced to arrest the doctor. The newspaper also claims that this doctor had carried out over 7000 surgeries.
President Maithripala Sirisena extended his warm congratulation to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his victory in the recently concluded General Elections.
President Maithripala Sirisena says that it is a timely need to write the full story regarding the great heroic story of the thirty-year long war victory, in a manner the future generation also can read about the bravery of the great war heroes, patriotism and their great humanitarian nature.
The High Commissioner of Australia to Sri Lanka HE Mr. David John Holly made a call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc at the Ministry on Tuesday (21 May).
The DNA test reports of the Government Analyst's Department have confirmed on Tuesday evening (21) the identities of the Easter Sunday bombers, revealed the Police Media Spokesperson SP Ruwan Gunasekara during a press briefing held at the Media Centre in Kollupitiya last evening (21).
President Maithripala Sirisena presented "Vishishta Seva Vibhushanaya (Distinguished Service Decoration)" medals to senior officers of the Sri Lanka Army, Navy and Air-Force, today (22nd) morning at the Presidential Secretariat.
A peaceful environment prevailed in the country during the Vesak holidays and life is returning to normalcy.
The Deputy Ambassador of Japan Mr. Toshihiro Kitamura made a call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc today (21 May) at the Ministry.
President Maithripala Sirisena says the Motherland is at all times safeguarded due to the excellence, commitment and sacrifice of the brave war heroes.
The new edition of the post-war literature, 'Bankara Kurutu Gee' (Graffiti in Bunkers) was released this afternoon (18) during a ceremony at Thunmulla Sri Sambuddhathwa Jayanthi auditorium, attended by a large gathering of tri-service, Police and Civil Security Department senior Officers, invitees and members of the Maha Sangha.
At present peace is established in the country, However police is strictly vigilant about the situation and if some person or group tries to break the peace, strict actions will be taken against them.
The commemoration of the completion of a decade of peace since eradicating terrorism that plagued Sri Lanka for three long decades by the valiant War Heroes, falls on 2019.05.19.
I would like to express our concern and attention that have been taken with regard to maintaining peace and harmony of this country.
Investigations into the violence that occurred in the Northwestern Province and in Minuwangoda area are underway and intelligence personnel are also probing into find out the perpetrators and those behind them.
The Defence Attaché of the High Commission of India, Captain Ashok Rao made a call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc, at the Ministry, on Thursday (16 May).
The High Commissioner of Canada to Sri Lanka HE Mr David McKinnon made a call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc today (17th May) at the Ministry.
President Maithripala Sirisena returned to the Island today (16) after successfully completing the brief official visit to China bringing many developmental benefits to the country while enhancing the cooperation regarding the national security of Sri Lanka.
The Police have arrested 78 individuals in connection with the violence in the Northwestern Province especially in the Kurunegala, Kuliyapitiya, Nikaweratiya and Chilaw Police Divisions during the last two days.
The Sri Lanka Navy has deployed about 2000 personnel covering the entire country to support the Police in order to ensure that law and order would be maintained.