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'Bankara Kurutu Gee' New Edition Pays Tribute to Unsung 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.


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Peace is established in the country

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.


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Samaye Dasavarshikabhisheka Samaruma -2019

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.


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Stern action against individuals involving in unwarranted actions

I would like to express our concern and attention that have been taken with regard to maintaining peace and harmony of this country.


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Investigations into the violence underway

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.


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Indian Defence Attaché calls on Secretary

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).


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Canadian HC meets Secretary

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.


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President returns after successful visit to China

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.


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78 arrested over violence in Northwestern region

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.


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Strong action to maintain law and order

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.


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President meets the Prime Minister of China

A meeting between president Maithripala Sirisena and the Prime minister of China Li Keqiang was held at Beijing today (15 ).


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Police will use maximum powers to control the tense situations

Srilanka Air Force took swift actions to control the tense situation that occurred in Minuangoda area yesterday (13 May), Troops from several air force camps were deployed to the location.


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CIRCULATION OF VIDEO CLIPS & PHOTOS

The attention of the Sri Lanka Army has been drawn to a video clip where a person dressed in uniform similar to that of the Army was watching while a group of violent saboteurs were in action in the general area of Thunmodara.


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Chinese President promises all possible assistance to Sri Lanka in its endeavour to strengthen national security by wiping out terrorism.

Chinese President Xi Jinping today (14th) vowed to provide all possible assistance to Sri Lanka in its endeavour to strengthen national security by wiping out the scourge of terrorism.


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Public Help Sought to Trace One More Killer Suspect

Police Headquarters requests the general public to help the Police to trace the whereabouts of the suspect, sketched out below in connection with the Easter Sunday killings.


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Security forces has taken all measures for public security

Security forces together with police are carrying out maximum operations to eradicate terrorism in the country. From the operations carried out in last three weeks since 21 April, Security forces were able to kill most of the terrorist and other suspects were taken in to custody, so the public is requested to carryout day to day life without any fear.


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Special unit is established to avoid circulating of false information through social media

There were few incidents of damaging shops has been reported in Kuliyapitiya area on last evening (12) and to control that situation police curfew was enforced in kuliyapitiya police division in last night(12).


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New Chairperson takes over duties of Seva Vanitha Unit

Mrs. Soniya Kottegoda assumed duties as the new Chairperson of the Seva Vanitha Unit of the Ministry of Defence (MoD SVU) today (14 May 2019) at the Ministry.


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New Chairperson takes over duties of Seva Vanitha Unit

Mrs. Soniya Kottegoda assumed duties as the new Chairperson of the Seva Vanitha Unit of the Ministry of Defence (MoD SVU) today (14 May 2019) at the Ministry.


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Maximum effort to ensure public security

The Police and the Tri Forces have taken maximum effort to provide security to all schools.


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Secretary visits Dalada Maligawa and meets with Chief Prelates of Malwatte and Asgiriya Chapters

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc visited kandy to pay homage to the Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Tooth) on Sunday (12 May).


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President requests all citizens not to be trapped by efforts by interested parties to create unrest in the country

President requests all to engage in their daily activities as usual without getting deceived by the false and misleading statements by the interested groups.


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Vehicles unheeding order to stop at Navy checkpoint fired at

Sri Lanka Navy personnel manning a checkpoint at Hunupitiya, Wattala had to open fire at a car which had sped ignoring orders to stop.


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‘Sherman’ arrives in Colombo

‘Sherman’, the Ex-United States Coast Guard Cutter taken over by the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) from the US, arrived in Colombo today morning (12th May).


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All measures taken to ensure public security

Making a press statement, Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc, said that the Security Forces, Special Task Force, Police and the Civil Security Department have been able to bring the situation under control after the April 21st incidents by arresting most of the perpetrators involved in the suicide bombings.