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  • Multilateral Naval Exercise CARAT–21 commenced in Trincomalee

    Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training Exercise-2021 (CARAT-21) joined by the  Sri Lanka Navy (SLN), the United States (US) 7th Fleet and Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) commenced today (June 24) in Trincomalee under real-time virtual setting.

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  • India-SL Coast Guards meet virtually

    Opening an excellent avenue to discuss the continuation of the various collaborations held between the Coast Guards of India and Sri Lanka on maritime security, maritime safety in the region and the issues of mutual concerns, the 5th Indian Coast Guard - Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) high level meeting was held successfully on a virtual platform at the SLCG Headquart...

  • Army converts Convention Centre to an ICC

    Sri Lanka Army (SLA) converted the Sri Lanka Exhibition and Convention Centre in Colombo to serve as an Intermediate Care Cantre (ICC) and handed it over to healthcare authorities recently.

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  • Pakistan’s HC meets Defence Secretary

    Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Sri Lanka, His Excellency Maj. Gen. (Retd.) Muhammad Saad Khattak paid a courtesy call on the Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) today (June 22) making his first visit to the New Defence Ministry at the Defence Headquarters Complex, Sri Jayawardenepura, Kotte.

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  • SLN ships and JMSDF conducts passage exercise

    Two Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force (JMSDF) training ships, arrived in Sri Lanka on a three-day visit, conducted a passage exercise (PASSEX) with Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) recently.

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  • SLN nabs another haul of smuggled cannabis worth of Rs. 52 Mn

    In a bid to cripple the drug smuggling ring, the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) yet again nabbed 174 kilos and 50 grams of Kerala cannabis along with a dinghy and two suspects, during a special raid at the seas off Thondamanaru, Jaffna last evening (June 20).

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  • Brazil’s Deputy Head of Mission pays farewell call

    The Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Federative Republic of Brazil in Sri Lanka, Winston Alexander Silva who will be completing his tenure in due course, made a farewell call on the Sri Lankan Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) at the Defence Ministry, today (June 21).

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  • SLN nabs 23 Kilos of Cannabis in Chilaw seas

    Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) nabbed 23 kilos and 100 grams of cannabis floating in the seas off Mukku Thoduwawa, Chilaw today (June 20).

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  • Army join hands for Mullaitivu community projects

    Commencing another social welfare oriented work, the Sri Lanka Army (SLA) commenced to construct a new house for a selected needy family in Mannankadal, Mullaitivu recently with a view to uplift their living standards.

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  • Kundasale ICC to facilitate 1000 patients

    Sri Lanka Army (SLA) converted Kundasale Mahamevunawa Buddhist Monastery into an Intermediate Care Centre (ICC) with the support of Health authorities and state agencies facilitating to accommodate 1000 COVID-19 contacted patients.

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  • Army renovates Thadiyamalai - Muthiyankaddu road in Mullaithivu

    Sri Lanka Army (SLA) commenced the renovation of road patch between Thadiyamalai to Muthiyankaddu in Mullaithivu recently.

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  • Navy nabs Rs.71 mn worth of Cannabis

    Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) nabbed 237 kilos and 500 grams of Cannabis worth of Rs. 71 million along with three suspects and a dinghy in Point Pedro today (June 14).

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  • SLN nabs over Rs. 1758 million – worth heroin

    Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) nabbed 219.8 Kg of heroin along with 09 suspects during an operation conducted in the Weligama Polwathumodara coastal area, recently.

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Sri Lanka’s spectacularly scenic beaches are among the finest in the world and they attract local and foreign tourists.

In maintaining its magnificence, the Tri Forces personnel in Sri Lanka and the Coast Guard exerted an immense effort to clear the debris of the ship recently wrecked in Sri Lankan waters causing extensive damage to the environment.