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President’s message on Maha Shiva Rathri

[February 13 2018]

I extend my greetings to all Hindu devotees world over who celebrate the 'Maha ShivaRathri' with the objective of overcoming darkness and ignorance in life and the world to eliminates  the self- pride and selfishness of humans, with the desire for the well – being of the entire universe and peace in the world.

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Florida shooting: Nikolas Cruz confesses to police

Colombo Port City project back on track

President instructs to give priority to practical issues of resettlement process

300 Kilinochchi children receive educational assistance

[February 20 2018]

Sri Lanka Army troops in Kilinochchi facilitated yet another programme aimed at uplifting the educational standards of the children in the region.

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Initial batch leaves for UN Peacekeeping Mission in Lebanon

[February 19 2018]

The first batch of Sri Lanka Army's 12th Force Protection Company (FPC) for the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) left the country for their mission on Sunday (18th February).

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Secretary attends CISM Day Run -2018

[February 18 2018]

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne PC took part in the annual CISM Day Run -2018 today (18th February).

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Reconciliation Moves Enable 50 Jaffna Youths to Join Army as Militarized Recruits with Pension Rights

[February 17 2018]

A total of 50 unemployed boys and girls in the Jaffna peninsula, including rehabilitated former LTTE combatants who have now joined the Sri Lanka Army under the militarized category reported for non-military duties on Thursday (15) at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J), adding a new chapter of goodwill, understanding and reconciliation between civilians and members of the Security Forces.

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Iranian Naval ships in the island

[February 16 2018]

Three Iranian Naval ships arrived in Sri Lanka on Friday (16th February). The ships, IRIS "Bayandor", IRIS " Naghdi" and IRIS " Tonb" had arrived to the country making a training and goodwill visit.

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Educational assistance to children of War Hero families

[February 16 2018]

A group of children of War Heroes of the Gajaba Regiment (GR) of the Sri Lanka Army were awarded with educational incentives including financial scholarships during a ceremony held at the GR Regimental Centre in Saliyapura on Tuesday (13th February).

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Troops carryout rescue operation after Grandpass tragedy

[February 15 2018]

Sri Lanka Army troops of the 14 Division under Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) are still engaged in rescue operations in Grandpass, Colombo after a building collapsed on Wednesday (14th February).

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Incentives for Kilinochchi students

[February 14 2018]

A group of deserving children in Kilinochchi was presented with school accessories and uniforms following an initiative taken by the 57 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN).

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More community welfare programmes in Jaffna

[February 12 2018]

Sri Lanka Army troops in Jaffna carried out a number of community welfare programmes in view of the 70th Independence Anniversary.

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"Trinco Dialogue" at the Eastern Port City

[February 10 2018]

The 7th "Trinco Dialogue -2018" Maritime Symposium was held at the Naval facility in Trincomalee on 06th February.

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Incentives for Jaffna families

[February 09 2018]

A group of expectant women in Jaffna were provided with incentives during an interaction with a group of women soldiers of the 7 Sri Lanka Army Women's Corps (SLAWC) recently.

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Bangladesh Naval ships in the country

[February 09 2018]

The two Bangladeshi Naval ships, Ali Haider' and 'Nirmul' which arrived in the country on a goodwill visit are scheduled to leave today (09th February).

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Army Contingent for UN Mission in Lebanon ready to leave

[February 08 2018]

The Sri Lankan contingent for the 12th Force Protection Company (FPC) for the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNFIL) held its customary Passing Out at the Sinha Regimental Headquarters in Ambepussa on Wednesday (07th February).

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7th Indo- Lanka Naval Staff Talks in Colombo

[February 08 2018]

The 7th round of the Navy to Navy Staff Talks between the Sri Lankan and Indian Navies concluded on a successful note on Wednesday (07th February 2018).

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New Australian DA meets Secretary

[February 07 2018]

The newly appointed Defence Adviser of the Australian High Commission in Sri Lanka, Group Captain Sean Unwin paid a courtesy call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne PC today (07th February).

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Another road opened in Jaffna

[February 07 2018]

Turning yet another page in the chapters of the reconciliation process, a part of the road that runs through the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) was reopened for public use on Tuesday (06 February).

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Northern troops carryout public welfare programmes in view of 70th Independence Anniversary [February 06 2018]

Air Force felicitates young high flyers [February 05 2018]

President’s message on 70th National Independence Day Celebration [February 04 2018]

Sri Lanka celebrates 70th Independence Day [February 04 2018]

Secretary speaks at Fullerton Forum in Singapore [February 02 2018]


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