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SL Army shines at the National Age Group Swimming Championship

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.


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MINUSMA Force Commander visits SL Camp in Mali

UN Contingent Force Commander in Mali (MINUSMA), Lt. Gen. Cornelis Johannes Matthijssen recently visited the Sri Lankan Combat Convoy Company (SLCCC), deployed in Mali.


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Army Boxer Wins Silver in Netherlands

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.


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“IMPORTANCE OF POLITICAL STABILITY FOR
NATIONAL SECURITY OF SRI LANKA”

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.


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Ranaviru Sewa Authority cleans Old Jetty beach in Trincomalee

The Ranaviru Seva Authority (RSA) in association with Marine Environment Protection Authority (MEPA) conducted a beach cleaning programme in Trincomalee recently.


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SLAF water project facilitates Ahangama water-stressed residents

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.


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Maj. Gen. Jagath Kodithuwakku assumes Army's second highest office

Major General Jagath Kodithuwakku, has been appointed as the new Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army with effect from today (Jun 8)


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New SL Army accommodation facility vested on soldiers

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.


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SLCG releases another batch of baby turtles

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.


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SL Army troops donated blood

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.


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Sri Lanka's Tri Forces participate at the Queen's Platinum Jubilee pageant

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.


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'Sri Lankan Tri Forces received a rapturous welcome by the British general public at the Queen's Platinum Jubilee Pageant'!

At the invitation of Her Majesty's Government, a contingent of Sri Lanka's Tri Forces participated at the Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee Pageant and official birthday held on Sunday, 05 June 2022.


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Army Players Champion Canoeing & Kayaking

Army participants in the National Canoeing & Kayaking Competition - 2022 organized by the Sri Lanka Canoeing & Kayaking National Association carried away the overall championship in the tournament that got under at Diyawanna waters during 3 - 5 June.


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Capacity building training programme conducted by European Union begins at Navy Headquarters

Fourteen (14) Staff Officers engaging in operational duties representing the Navy Headquarters and the Naval Commands of Sri Lanka Navy embarked on a five-day capacity building training programme on European Union (EU) Critical Maritime Route Wider Indian Ocean (CRIMARIO) II platform, hosted under Indo-Pacific Regional Information Sharing (IORIS) programme from 06th to 10th June at the Lighthouse Galley, Colombo.


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Pakistan NDU delegation calls on Defence Secretary

A delegation of Pakistan National Defence University (NDU) led by Air Commodore Akhtar Imran Saddozai called on the Sri Lankan Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne at the Defence Headquarters Complex, Sri Jayewardenepura, Kotte today (June 6).


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SLCG facilitates five day long Oil Spill Response Workshop

The inaugural ceremony of the Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) facilitated five day long ‘Oil Spill Response Workshop and Exercise’ was held at the Hilton Hotel, Colombo today (Jun 6).


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SL Air Force wins laurels at National Lifesaving Championship 2021/2022

The Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) men’s and women’s teams emerged victorious at the recently held 70th National Lifesaving Championship – 2021/2022.


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SLN sets up two RO Plants at Aranthalawa and Galewela

Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) continuing its community welfare oriented services set up two Reverse Osmosis (RO) Plants at Aranthalawa International Buddhist Centre and Ihala Diggala Primary School in Galewela recently.


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Navy contingent leaves the island for RIMPAC 2022

Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) contingent which is expected to take part in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2022, hosted by the US Pacific Fleet, left for Australia from the Bandaranaike International Airport this morning (04th June 2022) by a special flight arranged by Royal Australian Air Force. The SLN contingent comprises 50 naval personnel including both officers and sailors.


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Army and Air Force jointly conducted ‘Cast Master’ Course at Nayaru

Sri Lanka Army’s Special Forces in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Air Force conducted the ‘Cast Master’ course at Special Forces Combat Diving School, Nayaru, and Mullaittivu recently.


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Defence Secretary reviews disaster preparedness of DMC

Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne reviewed disaster preparedness and advanced plans of the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) while arriving at the DMC in Vidya Mawatha, Colombo today (Jun 3).


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Army-built house in Uyilankulam vested in a needy family

Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troops built a house for a needy family in Uyilankulam as one more CIMIC project of the SLA and vested in the family recently.


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Army assists flood affected people

Sri Lank Army troops of 12 Sri Lanka Engineers in quick response sprang into action to facilitate safe passage and evacuation of GCE (O/L) candidates trapped in swelling flood waters at some places.


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A robust Defence Policy is essential – Defence Secretary

For a country to define the realisation of its goals towards National Security, a robust Defence Policy addressing both effectiveness and accountability is essential for the acceptability of security apparatus in the country and the protection of its people and interests said the Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne today (June 2).