Acting Defence Minister Hon Premitha Bandara Tennakoon attended the final day proceedings of the National Industrial Exhibition at the BMICH today (June 25).
The Commandant of the Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) of Bangladesh Major General Faizur Rahman met the Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne at the Defence Ministry today (Jun 22).
Acting Minister of Defence Hon. Premitha Bandara Tennakoon made a visit to the Indian Navy Submarine ‘INS Vagir’ at the Colombo port on Wednesday (Jun 21).
Every year International Yoga Day is celebrated on June 21 worldwide. It serves as a platform to raise awareness about the numerous benefits of yoga and promote its holistic approach to physical, mental, and spiritual well-being.
Acting Defence Minister, Hon. Premitha Bandara Tennakoon, paid homage to the Mahanayaka and Anunayaka Theros of the Malwatu and Asgiri Chapters and received religious blessings on Monday evening (19).
Sri Lanka Army troops together with state officials, environmentalists and civilians planted mangroves in the Nanthikadal lagoon in Mullaittivu area recently coinciding with the ‘World Ocean Day’.
The Sri Lanka Army team secured the Government and Mercantile Team category championship recently at ‘10th Damso International Chess Festival (DICF) 2023’, competed by over 500 male and female players from Sri Lanka and abroad.
A workshop on prevention and Countering Violent Extremism for SAN PVE stakeholders was conducted at the Ministry of Defence recently.
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) while adhering to most modern and scientific practices elsewhere, used drone technology on experimental basis for spraying of insecticides and herbicides for Army paddy cultivations of 8.5 acres around the Army Headquarters complex in Sri Jayawardenapura recently for the first time.
Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) made a special donation valued at 1.5 million rupees to the 'Apeksha Hospital' in Maharagama recently.
Sri Lanka Army’s 57 Infantry Division of the Security Force HQ-Mullaittivu conducted a handball training workshop at the Kilinochchi Sports Stadium recently with the aim of improving sports skills of students in the Kilinochchi area.
The outgoing Defence Attaché of the British High Commission in Colombo, Colonel Paul Clayton made a farewell call on the Defence Secretary, General Kamal Gunaratne at the Defence Ministry in Sri Jayewardenepura, Kotte today (May 31).
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) conducted a Dengue Prevention Programme recently in Polonnaruwa and its suburbs.
The War Hero flag was presented to the Foreign Minister Hon. Ali Sabri, and the Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Aruni Wijewardena today (May 25).
Sri Lanka Army troops under the Security Force HQ-East carried out a project to clean Batticaloa and Manmunai towns recently in compliance with the government’s Dengue Prevention Programme.
Sri Lanka Army (SLA) released eight land plots used by the Army for operational and security needs in the Mullaitivu district, recently in conformity to the policy of releasing lands of civilians.
The Japan-Lanka Friendship Association presented a fire engine and two sky ladders to the Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) during a ceremony on Monday (May 22).
Artist Senevirathne Dassanayake who is presently employed in Naples in Italy and organized an Art Exhibition on May 21 at the St. Anthony's International School in Naples, Italy as a tribute to War Heroes.
Ambassador of Egypt in Colombo, His Excellency Maged Mosleh paid a courtesy call on the Defence Secretary General Kamal Gunaratne at the Defence Ministry in Sri Jayewardenepura, Kotte today (May 12).
The Institute of National Security Studies (INSS) Sri Lanka, which is the premier think tank on National Security, functioning under the Ministry of Defence, is organizing the third edition of its national conference titled “National Security Conclave 2023” on Wednesday, 17th of May 2023. The event will take place at the auditorium of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Kandawala Estate, Ratmalana. His Excellency the President Ranil Wickremasinghe will be gracing the occasion as the chief guest. The conference will host military officers, law enforcement officers, researchers, academics, think tanks and senior experts from across the country to share their perspectives on three thematic areas.
The War Heroes Flag was pinned on State Minister of Defence Hon. Premitha Bandara Tennakoon, today (May 08).
A special ‘Dhamma’ sermon was held at the Defence Ministry premises today (May 04) in view of the forthcoming Vesak Full Moon Poya celebration.
The War Heroes Flag was pinned on Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne on Wednesday (May 03).
Chief of the Air Staff of Indian Air Force Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari called on the State Minister of Defence Hon. Premitha Bandara Tennakoon at his office in Colombo today (May 02).
The ‘Standard’ is the paramount accolade a military establishment could receive in its life span. For the first time in the SLAF history, the ‘Standards’ were presented to 21 establishments and formations that have been in existence over 15 years and are engaged in operational and supporting duties either within or outside of an operational area. Standards are presented to the fighting formations, which include operational flying squadrons, operational regiment squadrons, and operational support formations.