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Defence Ministry receives Rs 4.95 m donations for Ranaviru welfare

The Defence Ministry has received Rs. 4.95 million worth donations for Ranaviru welfare, today (Aug 28).


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Sri Lankan Airlines Technicians donate PPEs

Supporting Defence Ministry’s initiative to mitigate spread of Coronavirus, Sri Lankan Airlines Aircraft Technicians Association (SAATA) has donated a consignment of personal-protective-equipment (PPEs) to Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne at the Ministry, today (25).


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Outgoing Pakistani Defence Attaché bids farewell

The Defence Attaché to the High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka, Col. Sajjad Ali made his courtesy farewell call on Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne at the Defence Ministry, today (Aug 21).


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Damro Company donates Rs. One million to National Defence Fund

Damro Company donated Rs. One million to the National Defence Fund at the Defence Ministry, today (30).


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Annual farewell and scholarships awarding ceremony

Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne presented gifts for the transferred and retired former Defence Ministry staffer's and their children at a function held at the Ministry, today (28).


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Defence Secretary meets Russian Ambassador to Sri Lanka

Russian Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives Yuri Materiy met Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne at the Ministry, today (July 28).


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New Indian Defence Advisor pays a courtesy call on Defence Secretary

The newly appointed Defence Advisor to the High Commission of India Capt. Vikas Sood paid a courtesy call on Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne, this morning (July 28).  


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Huawei sets-up video conferencing system for seamless communication

Huawei Technologies Lanka Co. (Pvt) Ltd jointly with Just in Time Technologies have donated a state-of-the-art video conferencing system to the Defence Ministry today (July 19).


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New Navy Chief Calls on Defence Secretary

Newly appointed Sri Lanka Navy Commander Vice Admiral Nishantha Ulugetenna, in keeping with the tradition, called on Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne at the Ministry, today (July 16).


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Indian Defence Attaché pays farewell call

The Defence Attaché to the High Commission of India in Sri Lanka, Captain Ashok Rao, who is due to terminate his duties as the Defence Attaché, made a courtesy call on Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne at the Defence Ministry, a short while ago.


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Outgoing Navy Chief pays courtesy call on Defence Secretary

Outgoing Navy Commander Admiral Piyal De Silva made a courtesy call on Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne at the Ministry, today (July 14).

 


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Defence Secretary hands over house built for disabled soldier

Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne handed over a house constructed for a disabled soldier in Gokarella in Kurunegala today (July 4).  


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Defence Secretary reviews renovation at NDC site

Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne directed the respective officials today (03) to expedite the work to commence the academic program of National Defence College (NDC).


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New STF Commandant pays courtesy call on Defence Secretary

The new Special Task Force (STF) Commandant DIG Waruna Jayasundara paid a courtesy call on the Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne at the Ministry this morning (June 15).


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Hayleys Fabrics donates printed fabric to SL Army

Hayleys Fabrics, a leading private-owned company administered under the Hayleys Group, has donated cloth material to the Defence Ministry, today (June 12).


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MOU signed to train 100,000 workers for state sector jobs

The Government has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to train a workforce of 100,000 people from low income families to be employed in permanent government employments, today, at the Skills Development, Employment and Labour Relations Ministry in Narahenpita.


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Once a soldier, always a soldier - Defence Secretary

Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne emphasizing the requirement of serving well with pride said that soldiers cannot retire.


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SRQ Robotics donates remotely operated UV disinfection robot

A team of engineers of the ‘SRQ Robotics’, affiliated to the Moratuwa University, has donated an Ultraviolet (UV) disinfection robot which can disinfect public places.


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Defence Secretary commends ex-servicemen’s concerns on motherland even if retired

Defence Secretary Maj.Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne said the Tri-Forces had done their responsibility fully to protect the country by containing the spread of the Coronavirus outbreak.


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Defence Secretary visits proposed NDC site

Defence Secretary Maj. Gen. (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne pledged Defence Ministry’s fullest support to the construction of proposed National Defence College (NDC) today (27).


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Hayleys Consumer Products Ltd donates over Rs. 2 million worth of items to Tri-forces

Hayleys Consumer Products Ltd donated 30,000 razors and other consumer products worth over Rs. 2 million, to be distributed among the Tri-force and needy communities affected due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


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AIA and SLIC contribute to Itukama COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund

AIA Insurance Lanka Private Limited Company, Kegalle branch donated Rs. 500,000 to the Itukama COVID-19 Healthcare and Social Security Fund at the Defence Ministry today (18).


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China donates medical aid to Defence Ministry to fight against coronavirus

China has donated a large stock of medical aid to the Defence Ministry to strengthen the military’s contribution to control spread of the coronavirus in the country, today.


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Defence Service War Disabled Officers Association (DSWDOA) donates reusable safety kits

The Defence Service War Disabled Officers Association (DSWDOA) donated 100 reusable safety kits to be distributed among frontline health and military personnel fighting against the spread of coronavirus, today (May 11).


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Old-Anandians 75-80 batch donates face masks and PPEs

A consignment of face masks and personal-protective-equipment (PPEs) was donated by the ‘Old –Anandians batch of 75-80’ this morning (May 05).