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Secretary Defence graces 'MOMENTUM'

[December 18 2014]

Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa attended as a special guest speaker at the MOMEMTUM, synchronized professional forum held at the Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel in Colombo yesterday (17th December).

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President calls Pakistani PM; condemns terrorist attack, conveys condolences

[December 21 2014]

President Mahinda Rajapaksa called Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday to express condolences to the families of those who were killed in the terrorist attack at a school in Peshawar.

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Secretary Defence graces 'Christmas under the Stars'

[December 20 2014]

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa graced the Christmas Carol eve held under the theme of 'Christmas Under the Stars' organized by the Urban Development Authority yesterday (19th Dec) at the Independent Arcade, Colombo.

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Over 100 Housing Units for Dayagama Waverly Estate Workers

[December 20 2014]

As pledged in the budget proposal by His Excellency the President in his capacity as the Minister of Finance to construct 50000 housing units for the betterment of the Estate Sector population in accordance with the Mahinda Chintana Policy Manifesto (Vision for Future), a foundation stone was laid at the Waverly Estate, Dayagma in Nuwara Eliya for 100 housing units by the Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa yesterday (19th Dec).

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Secretary Defence graces Lanka Hospital Christmas Carol

[December 19 2014]

Secretary, Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa graced the Christmas Carol service organized by the Lanka Hospitals Corporation PLC as the Chief Guest today evening (19th Dec) at the Hospital auditorium.

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Secretary Defence declares open Kotagala Town Development Project

[December 19 2014]

Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa inaugurated the town development project of Kotagala during a ceremony there today (19th December).

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Refurbished 'Sanga Wasa' declared open

[December 19 2014]

The newly refurbished 'Sanga Wasa' of the Niyamgamdora Raja Maha Viharaya in Kotmale was ceremonially declared open by Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa upon the invitation of the chief incumbent of the temple Ven. Madakumbure Leelananda Thero yesterday (18th December).

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Modern Commercial Complex at Pundaluoya

[December 19 2014]

Work on the new commercial complex in Pundaluoya town began on Thursday (18th December). Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa commenced the project during a ceremony held at the Pundaluoya town last evening.

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Housing project for Meeriyabedde landslide victims

[December 18 2014]

The resettlement of the families affected by the recent landslide in Meeriyabedde in Koslanda got off the ground today (18th December).

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Housing assistance to War Hero families

[December 18 2014]

Forty War Hero families were presented with housing assistance loans by the Ranaviru Seva Authority (RSA) during a ceremony held in Colombo today (18th December).

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Second Phase Starts to Facilitate Partially Built Ranaviru Houses

[December 18 2014]

Under the second stage of the Housing Scheme introduced to complete the partially built houses of War Heroes, over 322 service personnel were awarded with the housing material facility today at a function held at the Defence Services College Auditorium in Colombo on Wednessday (17th Dec) under the patronage of Mrs. Ioma Rajapaksa, Chairperson of the MoD Seva Vanitha Unit (MoDSVU).

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Security Forces personnel only involved in development projects

[December 18 2014]

Since the end of the terrorist conflict the security forces have been involved in many development projects in many parts of the country.

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Graduation ceremony held at DSCSC

[December 17 2014]

Student Officers of the tri forces who had successfully completed Course No 8 of the Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) Sapugaskanda received their Degree Certificates at the Graduation Ceremony held at the college auditorium this evening (17th December).

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SL strongly condemns terror attack in Pakistan

[December 17 2014]

The Government of Sri Lanka vehemently condemns the terrorist attack yesterday at a school in Peshawar killing over 125 persons including 84 innocent children and injuring more than 100 others, stated Ministry of External Affairs in a media statement.

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Over 90 percent of damaged houses and commercial buildings reconstructed in Aluthgama

[December 17 2014]

Speaking at the press briefing held yesterday (16th Dec) Commander Security Forces Headquarters-West Major General U. A. B Medawela mentioned that, over 90 percent of the reconstruction activities of damaged houses and commercial buildings in Beruwala-Aluthgama areas have been completed in a rapid response at a cost of 123 million rupees.

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Secretary Defence Graces Sandahiru Stupa Construction Felicitation Ceremony

[December 16 2014]

Secretary, Ministry of Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa graced the felicitation ceremony held to appreciate the exceptional service rendered by the Tri-Forces and Civil Defence Force members in the construction of Sandahiru Stupa in Anuradhapura today morning (16th Dec).

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Sri Lanka Condemns Act of Terror in Sydney

[December 16 2014]

The Government of Sri Lanka vehemently condemns the siege by a gunman on Monday 15th December at a caf‚ in Sydney's central business district where 17 people were held hostage and resulted in the death of two hostages and injured five including a policeman.

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Pension for Civil Defence Force from January 2015

[December 16 2014]

A Pension Scheme for the retired members those who have completed twenty years of service would receive their pension from January next year (2015).

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LTTE still wants North-East of Sri Lanka - India

[December 16 2014]

While seeking to extend the ban on the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), the Indian Centre and the Tamil Nadu government told a tribunal that the banned outfit nurtures an idea of "greater Tamil Nadu, which includes the state of Tamil Nadu, part of Kerala, part of Karnataka, part of Andhra Pradesh and North-Eastern provinces of Sri Lanka".

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Children of CDF personnel receive books and educational scholarships worth millions

[December 15 2014]

The Civil Defence Force will present exercise books worth Rs. Ten million among the children of its personnel for the year 2015.

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President expresses concern over Sydney hostage situation

[December 15 2014]

President Mahinda Rajapaksa today expressed concerns over the hostage situation in Sydney and said Sri Lanka stands united with Australia in fighting terrorism.

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Most Venerable Bogambara Rathanajothi Thera Appoint to Chief Sanganayake of the Colombo Region

[December 15 2014]

Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa grace the grand ceremony to mark the conferring of the honorary title "Siridhammawansalankara Sasanajothi"to the most venerable Bogambara Rathanajothi thero B.A, M.A and the appointment as the chief sanganayake of the Colombo region yesterday(14th December).

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Secretary Defence Graces Unduvap Procession of Sri Vijayanandarama Temple [December 15 2014]

Another international expert appointed to Missing Persons Commission [December 15 2014]

Secretary Defence graces Prize Giving at Pokunuvita Sri Rewatha Daham pasala [December 14 2014]

President instructs to give all privileges to War Heroes went on retirement or obtained discharge [December 13 2014]

Secretary Defence Opens Water's Edge 'Drive Thru' [December 12 2014]

 



 

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