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Russia pledges to enhance economic cooperation

[March 24 2017]

Sri Lanka and Russia pledged to enhance long term economic cooperation and affirmed to build a strong foundation to take bilateral relations to a new high.

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INTERNATIONAL

DEVELOPMENT

RESETTLEMENT

More than 200 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean

Colombo Port City project back on track

President instructs to give priority to practical issues of resettlement process

Russia will commit to provide benefits of bilateral relations to Sri Lankans - Russian Prime Minister

[March 25 2017]

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said that Russia will commit to provide more benefits to Sri Lankans in the field of bilateral economic relations between two countries.

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President of Russia presents a historic gift to President Sirisena

[March 24 2017]

President Maithripala Sirisena who is on a three day State visit to Russia held bilateral discussions with Russian President Vladimir Putin today (March 23).

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Warm welcome to President Sirisena at Domodedovo International Airport in Moscow

[March 23 2017]

President Maithripala Sirisena received a warm welcome at the Domodedovo International Airport in Moscow today (March 22).

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Sri Lanka and India begin Army to Army Staff Talks

[March 23 2017]

The sixth Army to Army Staff Talks (AAST) between the Sri Lankan and Indian Armies commenced on Wednesday (22nd March) at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) in Colombo.

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Russian capital set to welcome President Maithripla Sirisena

[March 22 2017]

President Maithripala Sirisena is scheduled to arrive in Moscow tomorrow (March 22) marking the first official tour of a Sri Lankan leader to Russia in four decades.

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Troops fight Dengue in the East

[March 22 2017]

A contingent of over 200 Army troops is involved in Dengue prevention activities in the Eastern region. According to Army media sources, troops are engaged in conducting preventive measures including destroying possible mosquito breeding places especially in Kinniya

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'SLNS Sayura' reaches Malaysia

[March 22 2017]

ri Lanka Navy's Flagship, 'SLNS Sayura' had arrived at the Langkawi Harbour in Malaysia on Monday (20the March). The ship set sail to Malaysia on 14th March (2017) to attend the Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) 2017.

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Navy assists annual feast of the St Anthony's Church at Palativu

[March 21 2017]

Sri Lanka Navy assisted the annual feast of the St Anthony's Church at Palativu on Sunday (19th March 2017), said the navy media.

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Chinese Defense Minister called on President

[March 20 2017]

The Minister of Defense and State Councilor of the People's Republic of China General Chang Wanquan who is on a official visit to Sri Lanka called on President Maithripala Sirisena today (March 20) at the official residence

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Omani NDC delegation meets Secretary

[March 20 2017]

A delegation from the National Defence College (NDC) of Oman met the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi today (20th Monday, March).

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Pacific Partnership 2017 concludes on successful note in Hambantota

[March 18 2017]

Pacific Partnership 2017 made its initial mission stop in Hambantota, with the arrival of US Naval Ship Fall River on 07th March 2017.

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US applauds President Sirisena for continuing efforts to promote reconciliation

[March 17 2017]

United States, in a statement, applauded the administration of President Maithripala Sirisena for its continuing efforts to promote reconciliation.

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Navy provides more water treatment plants

[March 17 2017]

Several more water treatment plants (Reverse Osmosis) produced by Sri Lanka Navy were installed in Anuradhapura, Jaffna and Pollonnaruwa areas recently.

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Soldiers educated on Chronic Kidney Disease

[March 17 2017]

A medical clinic and an awareness programme on Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) were held for the benefit of troops serving in the 62 Division.

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Australia presents Navy with replacement engine

[March 16 2017]

The Australian Border Force has provided a replacement engine for Sri Lanka Navy's 'SLNS Rathnadeepa' ship.

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Programme to educate retired disable War Heroes and potential retirees on Army welfare projects

[March 15 2017]

Army officers from the Directorate of Personnel Administration, Directorate of Welfare, Directorate of Pay and Records, led by the Directorate of Veterans Affairs are scheduled to meet a group of 2,000 retired disabled War Heroes and potential disabled retirees of the Army on Friday (17th March) at the Panagoda Army Cantonment.

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Navy's Flagship to attend LIMA -2017

[March 15 2017]

Sri Lanka Navy's Flagship,'SLNS Sayura' left the country on Tuesday (14th March) to Langkawi Island in Malaysia to take part in the Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA) 2017.

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State Minister pays last respects to former Health Minister

[March 14 2017]

State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene paid his last respects to former Minister of Health and the Opposition Leader of the Central Provincial Council Mrs. Renuka Herath at her residence...

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Meeting held to educate sponsors of 'Virusumithuru' Housing Project

[March 14 2017]

State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene chaired a special meeting with state and private sector representatives to obtain their support for the 'Virusumithuru' housing project, at the Ministry today (14th March).

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State Minister Wijewardene visits Pakistani naval ship

[March 14 2017]

State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene made a visit to the visiting Pakistani ship 'PNS Nasr' on Monday evening (13th March).

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Northern displaced families get new houses at 'Nallinakkapuram' Housing Project

[March 13 2017]

Another batch of 33 displaced families living in welfare centres in Jaffna was provided with new houses at the newly completed 'Nallinakkapuram' Housing Project in the Jaffna Peninsula.

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Pakistani Naval ships arrive on Goodwill visit

[March 13 2017]

Making a goodwill visit to the country, two Pakistani naval ships arrived to Sri Lanka on Sunday (12th March). Upon their arrival at the Colombo Port the two ships, 'PNS Saif' and 'PNS Nasr', were accorded a ceremonial welcome by the Sri Lanka Navy, states Navy media sources.

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Newly constructed Delft Pier and Nallinakkapuram water supply project declared open [March 12 2017]

President returns after successful visit to Indonesia [March 10 2017]

Awareness programme held at Hambantota [March 10 2017]

Army facilitates distribution of spectacles [March 09 2017]

President urges IORA to work out a stable legal order to confront illicit drug smuggling - President at the IORA Leaders' Summit [March 08 2017]


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