There was a rumour spreading, about a bomb in Keppetipola Maha Vidyalaya at Miriswatta in Gampaha and in St. Mary's Church at Mattakkuliya in Modara in the morning today (16th October).
The Sri Lanka Navy’s flagship annual international maritime conference, “Galle Dialogue” will be held in Colombo on 21st and 22nd of this month (October).
The prevailing wet weather is likely to continue for the next few days.
As another extension of Navy's beach cleaning effort, several beach areas Southern area were cleaned by the SL Navy, today (12 October 2019).
A local fisherman who had fallen sick while at sea was brought ashore for treatment with the assistance of the Sri Lanka Navy on Thursday (10 October) According to Navy media, the fisherman had left for fishing onboard a fishing trawler named, ‘Sachen Putha 1’ from the Negombo fisheries harbor, last week (04)
The main ceremonial parade of the 70th Army Day conducted at the Galle Face promenade saw a column of two thousand troops, dressed in their respective regalia march proudly with their regimental flags and present salute to their Commander.
The Sri Lanka Army is celebrating its 70th anniversary, today (10 October).
A Chinese delegation led by the Vice Minister of Cyberspace Administration of China, H.E. Yang Xiaowei, met the State Minister of Defence and Minister of Mass Media, Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene at the Ministry on Wednesday (09 October).
A four-day lifesaving training programme was conducted by Sri Lanka Coast Guard in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Life Saving (SLLS) and Life Saving Victoria (LSV) – Australia and the Sri Lanka Navy, recently.
A simulated Maritime Search and Rescue (SAR) operation, utilizing a MI 17 trooper version helicopter was carried out by the Sri Lanka Air Force in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Navy, on Monday (07 October).
Under the directives of Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva and with the supervision of Commander Southern Naval Area, annual feast of kaluwella St.Mary's church was successfully conducted with the participation of many naval personnel of Southern Naval command.
Sri Lanka Navy troops provided assistance to bring ashore a French yatch, which was in distress due to a technical fault in the Southern seas, on Saturday (04 October).
The General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) in Ratmalana, had its annual ‘Open Day’, today (06 October).
A special Christian blessing ceremony was held in view of the 70th Army Day celebrations at the St. Mary's Church in Bambalapitiya, Colombo 04, on Friday evening (04).
The General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University in Ratmalana, popularly known as the ‘KDU’ will have its annual ‘Open Day’, tomorrow (06 October).
Three unusable hand grenades have been recovered from an abandoned land in No. 404, Rawatawatte, Moratuwa on Friday evening (04 October).
A special ceremony was held in view of the World Children’s Day, by the Seva Vanitha Unit of the Sri Lanka Police on 01st October.
Playing its part in protecting the coastal eco system and marine environment, the Sri Lanka Coast Guard carried out a coastal cleanup campaign, recently.
An Islamic religious ceremony was held at the Colpetty Jummah Masjidh in Colombo 03 in view of Sri Lanka Army’s 70th anniversary celebration, on Thursday (03).
Sri Lanka Navy personnel during the past week apprehended several persons for the illegal possession and transport of sea cucumbers and conch shells.
A Hindu religious ceremony was held at the Sri Ponnambalawaneswaram Kovil, in Colombo 13 in view of the Sri Lanka Army’s 70th anniversary.
A stock of IT equipment including computers and printers intended for the Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) in Diyatalawa was gifted to the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva by the High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka, H.E Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hashmat, when the latter met the Army Commander at his office on Wednesday (02 October).
Contributing their share to the welfare of children, the Sri Lanka Army, on World Children’s Day (01 October) made a considerable donation towards the Presidential Secretariat’s ‘National Trust Fund for Protection of Destitute Children’.
Celebrating the World Children’s Day, a special programme for children was held at the Rifle Green Grounds in SLAF Station Colombo, yesterday (01 October 2019)
The Ambassador of Switzerland in Sri Lanka H.E Mr. Hanspeter Mock made a courtesy call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, General (Retd) SHS Kottegoda, WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc at the Ministry, today (02 October).