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Presidents of Sri Lanka and the Philippines held discussions

[January 17 2019]

The two heads of state have focused on establishing an economic council to revive economic and trade relations between Sri Lanka and the Philippines.

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Northern troops join 'Pongal' celebrations

[January 18 2019]

Sri Lanka Army troops in the Northern region joined in to celebrate the 'Thai Pongal' festival with the local communities carrying out a range of welfare programmes.

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British High Commissioner meets Secretary

[January 17 2019]

High Commissioner of the British High Commission in Sri Lanka, HE Mr. James Dauris paid a courtesy call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Hemasiri Fernando, on Wednesday (16 January).

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1201.88 More Acres of State & Private Land in North Ready for Release

[January 16 2019]

Sri Lanka Army, continuing to honour the pledge it has given to the Presidential Task Force is set to release 1201.88 more acres of Army-used state and private lands in the North with no impact for national.

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British High Commissioner meets State Minister

[January 16 2019]

High Commissioner of the British High Commission in Sri Lanka, HE Mr. James Dauris made a call on the State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene at the Ministry, today (16 Wednesday, January).

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Japanese ship arrives to the island

[January 16 2019]

Making a Three-day goodwill visit, the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force ship (JMSDF) JS 'Ikazuchi' arrived in the country on Tuesday (15th January).

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President’s Thaipongal Message

[January 15 2019]

I am extremely happy to convey my greeting to all the Hindus across the world celebrating Thai Pongal, the festival that expresses to the Sun God, the supreme provider of light, warmth, water and wind essential the agriculture, the lifeline to human sustenance.

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Bangladeshi Defence Attaché calls on Secretary

[January 15 2019]

The Defence Attaché of the High Commission of Bangladesh, Commodore Syed Maksumul Hakim made a call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Hemasiri Fernando at the Ministry, on Monday (14 January, 2019).

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Educational incentives for children of Army families

[January 15 2019]

The Sri Lanka Army presented 701 children of its personnel with educational assistance including scholarships, medals, laptops etc. worth Rs. 14.2 million during a ceremony held at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) on Friday (11 January).

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New house for deserving family

[January 14 2019]

A new house built by Army troops in Kilinochchi was presented to a destitute family Manikkapuram. According to Army media, the house built by the Kilinochchi troops with financial assistance from the Horana, Thalagala Sri...

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Locally made Ballistic Rubber sample introduced

[January 14 2019]

The newly-developed and local made ballistic rubber sample for firing developed by upon a series of scientific researches, spearheaded by the Centre for Research and Development (CRD) was presented.

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233 Brigade Helps Students at Orphange and Builds Toddlers' Park

[January 13 2019]

East-based 233 Brigade troops in Vakarai, thanks to the generosity extended by Mr. T.N Wijethunga of Maharagama coordinated the distribution of school accessories among the inmates at 'Thilakawathiyar' Girls' Home at Kadiraveli on Wednesday (02).

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Secretary attends Air Force Passing Out ceremony

[January 12 2019]

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Hemasiri Fernando was the Chief Guest of the Air Force Passing Out ceremony held at the Air Force Academy, China Bay in Trincomalee, on Friday (11 January).

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President instructs Police to take effective steps to curb drug trafficking

[January 11 2019]

President Maithripala Sirisena instructed the relevant authorities to deploy a systematic program to eliminate various drug smuggling activities targeting school children..

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New Chief of staff to Sri Lanka Army

[January 11 2019]

Major General Shavendra Silva has been appointed as the 53rd Chief of Staff of the Sri Lanka Army on Wednesday (09 January).

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MoU signed for the project for transplanting kidney and other organs of brain dead patients to patients needing organs.

[January 10 2019]

The memorandum of understanding was signed for the project of transplanting the organs and kidneys of patients who are brain dead to patients who nedd new organs at the President's office under the patronage of the President today (09th).

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Educational assistance for flood affected children in Kilinochchi

[January 10 2019]

More than 800 children from the flood effected areas in the Kilinochchi region were provided with school bags and stationeries during a ceremony held on Monday (07 January).

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