The Sri Lanka Navy today (17th September 2023) brought ashore 03 distressed fishermen who were aboard a local fishing trawler, which had capsized after drifting into Indian waters north of Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) conducted a beach cleaning campaign at Port City Beach on Sept 16, with the endorsement of the Chief of Staff to the President and National Security Advisor, Mr. Sagala Ratnayaka, and Navy Commander Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera.
The Civil Security Department (CSD) celebrated its 17th Anniversary with pride under the auspices of CSD Director General Air Vice Marshal Roshan Senaka Bianwila at the CSD Headquarters premises on 13 September.
Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) No. 2 Heavy Transport Squadron established on 01 September 1957, at SLAF Base Katunayake celebrated its 66th Anniversary on 01 September 2023.
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troops under command to the Security Force HQ - Jaffna cleaned Sakkote beach patch in Jaffna recently with a view to preserve the beach.
The Consultant Genitourinary Surgeon at the Colombo Army Hospital, Lieutenant Colonel (Dr) Kugadas Sutharshan who has earlier entered the Guinness Book by removing the world’s largest and heaviest kidney stone (calculus) has been nominated for ‘American’s Inspiring Urologist of the Year’ award, presented by United Research Council of the USA on Wednesday (23 August).
Newly appointed Director General of the Civil Security Department (CSD), Air Vice Marshal Roshan Senaka Biyanvila made a courtesy call on State Minister of Defence Hon. Premitha Bandara Tennakoon at the Defence State Ministry in Colombo, today (Aug 23).
Newly appointed Director General of the Civil Security Department (CSD), Air Vice Marshal Roshan Senaka Biyanvila made a courtesy call on the Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne at the Defence Ministry, today (Aug 22).
Nearly 464 civilians, affected with various vision defects and eye ailments in Mullaittivu area had the rare chance of getting medical consultations and treatment during a mobile eye clinic arrangement, organized by 68 Infantry Division troops of the Security Force Headquarters- Mullaittivu (SFHQ - MLT) at Udayarkattu Maha Vidyalaya on Sunday (13 August).
Mr. Austin Fernando recently delivered an informative lecture on a topic related to Geo - Politics and Strategy to the course participants of the National Defence College (NDC) that comprises Tri-Forces and Police senior officers.
Students of Mankulam Maha Vidyalaya and Shanmugarathnam Primary school received a donation of library books through the coordination of the Sri Lanka Army in close cooperation with the donors of the Royal College.
The Sri Lanka Army snipers were awarded the Best Team Work at the ‘Sharp Blade-2023’ International Sniper Competition held in a training base of the Chinese People's Armed Police (PAP) Force in Urumqi, China during 9-16 July.
A delegation of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) met the Acting Defence Minister Hon. Premitha Bandara Tennakoon at his office in Colombo Friday (21 Jul).
Her Excellency R. Demet Sekercioglu, Ambassador of Turkey for Sri Lanka, made a courtesy call on Acting Minister of Defence Hon. Premitha Bandara Tennakoon at the State Ministry of Defence today (Jul 21).
The Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) Station Iranamadu providing support to low-income families in the area recently distributed essential dry ration packs to needy civilians and school uniforms for the children at the Primary School Kalmadunagar, Kilinochchi.
Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne was the Chief Guest at the Colombo Open Archery International Tournament and world record attempt held at the Mahinda Rajapaksa Stadium in Diyagama yesterday (16).
The quadrilateral security consortium, the Colombo Security Conclave, which is aimed to foster a comprehensive and interlocking security architecture in the South Indian Ocean Region held its 7th version virtually yesterday, (12 July 2023).
The President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, Hon. Ranil Wickremasinghe, in his capacity as the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, has approved the appointment of Air Vice Marshal RS Wickremeratne as the Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Air Force.
Air Force Commander Air Marshal Udeni Rajapaksa upon commencement of his new appointment paid a courtesy call on the Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne at the Ministry of Defence, yesterday (Jul 06).
Newly appointed Air Force Commander Air Marshal Udeni Rajapaksa paid a courtesy call on the State Minister of Defence Hon. Premitha Bandara Tennakoon at the State Ministry of Defence today (Jul 06).
The outgoing Defence Advisor of the Pakistan High Commission in Colombo, Colonel Muhammad Safdar Khan made his farewell call on the Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne at the Defence Ministry, today (Jul 06).
An Army-built new house was vested in recently for a deserving family in Valluwarpuram, Mullaittivu during a simple ceremony attended by Commander, Security Forces - Mullaittivu Major General M.K Jayawardena.
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troops together with residents of Point Pedro cleaned the beach area of Sathkotai and Urani recently and removed piles of trash and environmental pollutants.
Troops serving under the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) responding to the request of the hospital authorities donated blood to the Blood Bank at Vavuniya District Hospital recently during arrangements made at the Army Field Hospital of the SFHQ-W.
Sri Lanka Navy personnel on Monday (Jun 26) organized a programme to plant 1000 mangrove plants in the lagoon area of Ullukkalei in Lankapatuna. This was carried out under the Navy’s mangrove conservation project encompassing all naval commands.