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Advisory Committee of Ministry of Defence meets under President's patronage after four years

[October 18 2018]

The Advisory Committee on Ministry of Defence was gathered under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Parliament, today (17).

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DEVELOPMENT

RESETTLEMENT

Hurricane Michael: Record-breaking 'hell' storm mauls US

 

Colombo Port City project back on track

President instructs to give priority to practical issues of resettlement process

President graced "Sathviru Abiman" War Heroes welfare projects

[October 19 2018]

Ministry of Defence (MoD) launched a massive welfare project "Sathviru Abiman" to benefit for the children, spouses, parents and next of kin of fallen War Heroes, physically-handicapped War Heroes and serving War Heroes of the tri-services.

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5TH BILATERAL JOINT WORKING GROUP (JWG) ON PEOPLE SMUGGLING AND OTHER TRANSNATIONAL CRIME-SRI LANKA - AUSTRALIA

[October 19 2018]

The 5th Bilateral Joint Working Group (JWG) on People Smuggling and other Transnational Crime between Sri Lanka - Australia was held in Galle Face Hotel, Colombo on 17th October 2018.

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Air Force receives new PT-6 aircraft for training

[October 19 2018]

The Sri Lanka Air Force has formally accepted delivery of the six brand new PT-6 aircraft assembled at the Aircraft Engineering Wing (AEW) at Sri Lanka Air Force Base, Katunayake during a simple ceremony held in Katunayake on Wednesday (17 October)

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President graces 'Colombo Air Symposium 2018' inaugural ceremony

[October 18 2018]

President Maithripala Sirisena graced the inaugural ceremony of the 4th 'Colombo Air Symposium' today (18 October).

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SECOND MALI BOUND CCC TO DEVELOP MISSION ORIENTATION THRU 'FTX - HARMATTAN - 2'

[October 17 2018]

Sri Lanka Army, recognized globally as a UN troop contributing country (TCC) with its second contingent of 260-strong Combat Convoy Company (CCC) is now set to wing to Mali, a landlocked West African country, marred by ethnic tensions for UN peacekeeping assignments.

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9th 'Galle Dialogue' International Maritime Conference to begin next week

[October 17 2018]

9th 'Galle Dialogue' International Maritime Conference to begin next week.

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Valuable plants distributed among tri forces personnel

[October 16 2018]

A ceremony was held at the Ministry premises to distribute plants of economic value among members of the tri forces, today (16 October).

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CRD's 'Braille' software wins accolade at APICTA in China

[October 16 2018]

The 'Braille Character Recognition and Translation Application', developed by the Centre for Research Development (CRD) won the second place (out of two awards) as the 'The Research and Development Project of the Year' at the 18th Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA) ceremony held from 09 to 13 October in Guangzhou, China, recently.

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Polish Defence Attaché  meets State Minister

[October 15 2018]

The Defence, Military, Naval, and Air Attaché of the Embassy of Poland in India accredited to Sri Lanka, Colonel Radoslaw Grabski made a courtesy call on the State Minister of Defence, Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene, today (15th October).

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Army Players Win Gold, Silver & Bronze in 3rd Asian Para Games

[October 13 2018]

Army players participating in the 3rd Asian Para Games (6 - 13 Oct) in Jakarta, Indonesia beating fellow-athletes of 43 countries won 3 Gold medals, Silver and Bronze medals.

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Air Force Bell 212 deployed to douse fire at Pelawatte

[October 12 2018]

A Sri Lanka Air Force Bell 212 helicopter with a Bambi Bucket was deployed to douse a major fire in Pelawatte, Battaramulla, on Thursday (11 October).

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Indian ship 'INS Rajput' in the island

[October 12 2018]

Making a two-day official visit to the country, the Indian Naval Ship 'Rajput' arrived at the Port of Colombo, on Thursday (11 October). The ship was accorded a ceremonial welcome upon its arrival by the Sri Lanka Navy

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President returns after successful visit to Seychelles

[October 11 2018]

President Maithripala Sirisena returned to Colombo this morning (October 10), after completing a highly successful visit to Seychelles.

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Colombo Air Symposium to be held this month

[October 11 2018]

The 'Colombo Air Symposium 2018', organized by the Sri Lanka Air Force will be held at the Eagles' Lakeside Banquet and Convention Hall in Attidiya, Colombo on 18 and 19 of this month (October).

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New facility to produce prosthetics established at 'Ranaviru Sevana'

[October 11 2018]

A new workshop to produce Prostheses and Orthotics was opened at the 'Ranaviru Sevana', in Ragama, on Wednesday (10 October).

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President instructs for swift measures to assist victims of bad weather conditions

[October 10 2018]

President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the relevant authorities to provide immediate relief to those who affected by the prevailing heavy rains and inclement weather conditions in the country.

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State Minister Wijewardene meets Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister General Prawit Wongsuwon

[October 10 2018]

The State Minister of Defence, Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene, making a four-day official visit left the country to the Kingdom of Thailand on Monday (08 October).

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Disaster relief operations continue [October 10 2018]

Sri Lanka Army turns 69 today [October 10 2018]

Navy supports flood relief activities [October 09 2018]

Troops assist relief activities as rains continue [October 09 2018]

Navy ships visit India [October 08 2018]


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