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President meets family members of missing persons

[June 14 2017]

President Maithripala Sirisena held a discussion with the parents of the missing persons at the Northern Governor's Office in Jaffna on June 12.   

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RESETTLEMENT

Finsbury Park Mosque: Man dies as van hits pedestrians

Colombo Port City project back on track

President instructs to give priority to practical issues of resettlement process

Navy arrests 8 more Indian fishermen for poaching in Sri Lankan territorial waters

[June 25 2017]

Eight (8) more Indian fishing poachers and two (2) bottom trawlers were arrested by the Sri Lanka Navy Fast Attack Crafts, in the Sri Lankan territorial waters, 12.2 Nm off Delft Island and 15.8 Nm off Kovilan Point yesterday evening (24, June).         

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Navy installs four RO Plants

[June 24 2017]

Sri Lanka Navy had installed four Reverse Osmosis (RO) plants under its community development and social responsibility project at Akkara-400 in Vavuniya, Periyaulukkulama, Paindikulama in Thirappane and Bogaswewa in Padaviya on Wednesday (21st June 2017), states navy media.         

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SLAF medical teams assist flood victims

[June 23 2017]

With a view to assist the recent flood and landslide affected communities; two medical camps were conducted by the Sri Lanka Air Force medical teams at Ayagama (Madagalthura Shailauththarama Temple and Sri Mahindarama temple at Ayagama tea estate) on Tuesday (20th June 2017), states air force media.         

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Army athletes shine in Thailand

[June 23 2017]

Sri Lanka Army athletes competing at the 'Thailand Open Track and Field Championships 2017' in Bangkok have won several medals including a gold in the 400m event beating athletes from a numbers of countries, states Army media sources.         

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Batticaloa District declares as free from landmines

[June 22 2017]

The formal declaration to mark 'The First Mine-Affected District of Sri Lanka Reaching a Level of Residual Risk' was signed and handed over by stakeholders during a ceremony held at Batticaloa District Secretariat premises on Wednesday (21st June 2017), states army media.         

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Navy donates 100 cataract lenses to Jaffna Hospital

[June 22 2017]

Sri Lanka Navy donated 100 cataract lenses to the Jaffna Teaching Hospital as a part of the Navy's Community Development and Social Responsibility project on Monday (19th June 2017), states navy media.         

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Interest free loans for War Hero families and disable War Heroes

[June 21 2017]

A ceremony was held at the Ministry under the patronage of State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene and Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi to present a group of War Hero families and disable War Heroes with interest free housing loans, today (21st June 2017).        

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Navy conducts medical clinics in Jaffna

[June 21 2017]

Sri Lanka Navy troops in Jaffna conducted a medical clinic at Analaitivu island on Sunday (18th June). The clinic was conducted by the Northern Naval Command at the community hall of the island and was attended by a large number of people including those from 230 newly resettled families living there.        

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State Minister Wijewardene visits French ship

[June 20 2017]

State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene made a visit to the French ships which are on a goodwill visit to Sri Lanka, today (20th June).        

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Japanese Ambassador meets State Minister

[June 20 2017]

The Ambassador of Japan in Sri Lanka His Excellency Kenichi Suganuma met the State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene at the ministry premises today (20th Tuesday, June 2017).        

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Commanding officer of Combined Task Force 150 meets State Minister

[June 20 2017]

The Deputy Commander of the French Maritime Force, Rear Admiral Olivier Lebas met the State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene at his officer today (20th June).        

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US ship 'USS Lake Erie' leaves the country

[June 20 2017]

The US ship, 'USS Lake Erie' which arrived to Sri Lanka on the 11th June on a post relief mission, left the country on Monday (19th June).        

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Security forces only involved in monitoring of garbage removal- Military Spokesman [June 19 2017]

State Minister graces SLMA Passing Out Parade [June 18 2017]

Secretary chairs INSSSL discussion [June 16 2017]

State Minister attends ''Janashakthi- National Civilian Bravery Awards 2017'  [June 16 2017]

Outgoing CDS meets the State Minister [June 15 2017]


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