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President presents housing ownership deeds to Ranaviru Real Star winners

[August 14 2018]

Presentation of new housing ownership deeds to the 35 selected candidates for the final round of Ranaviru Real Star was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at Madurawala Prabudhdhagma Horana Ranaviru village today(13).

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Japanese Defence Minister meets State Minister of Defence

[August 21 2018]

The Japanese Defence Minister Hon. Itsunori Onodera met the State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene at the Ministry today (21 August, 2018).

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'Sindurala' leaves to attend 'KAKADU 2018' in Australia

[August 21 2018]

Sri Lanka Navy's new Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel (AOPV) 'Sindurala' left the country for Australia to attend the 'KAKADU 2018' Naval Exercise, yesterday (20 August).

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Japanese ship in the island

[August 20 2018]

A ship belonging to the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force arrived to Sri Lanka today (20). The Japanese Naval ship "Ikazuchi" docked at the Port of Trincomalee today making a 3-day official goodwill visit.

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Navy rescues stranded fishermen in Southern seas

[August 20 2018]

Sri Lanka Navy personnel had saved the lives of a group of 11 fishermen in the Southern seas, today (20). According to Navy media, the fishermen had left the Ambalangoda fisheries harbor onboard the fishing trawler "Thejan putha" on Sunday (19).

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State Minister Wijewardene chairs progress meeting

[August 20 2018]

The State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene chaired a progress meeting of the State Ministry at the Ministry auditorium today (20th Monday August).

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State Minister graces 'Gajaba Super Cross 2018'

[August 20 2018]

The State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene was the Chief Guest at the 'Gajaba Super Cross - 2018,' rally held at the racing track in Saliyapura on Sunday (19).

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Secretary attends Maj Gen Vijaya Wimalaratne memorial lecture

[August 19 2018]

A team of US medical experts from Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre in Bethesda met their counterparts of the Sri Lanka Army Medical Corps (SLAMC) on Friday (17) at the Colombo Army Hospital to share knowledge on 'Military Medical Experiences in Battle-Related Surgical Management' between two nations as a programme of goodwill and mutual understanding.

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SVU Chairperson visits Abhimansala in Anuradhapura

[August 16 2018]

Chairperson of the Seva Vanitha Unit of the Ministry of Defence, Mrs. Shalini Waidyaratne made a visit to the Abhimansala in Anuradhapura on Yesterday (15 August)

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Troops provide relief to cyclone affected people in Polgahawela area

[August 16 2018]

Army troops attached to the Western Security Forces Headquarters (SFHQ-W)) were deployed to assist the cyclone-affected victims in the Polgahawela Divisional Secretariat area on Tuesday (14 August)

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Navy Establish RO Plant at Palaviya

[August 15 2018]

As a Corporate Social Responsibility project of the Sri Lanka Navy, a Reverse Osmosis (RO) plant was handed over to the public at village of Daluwa, Palaviya in Kalpitiya  on Yesterday (14th August)

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Navy brings ashore critically ill fisherman

[August 14 2018]

Sri Lanka Navy attached to the Eastern Naval Command rendered assistance to bring ashore a critically ill fisherman from a multi-day fishing trawler yesterday (13th August)

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Troops assist to douse wildfire

[August 13 2018]

Army troops doused a bush fire which broke out at the general area of Sapugoda Kanda, Anapallama in the Moneragala district recently.

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Strikers should think about rights of innocent public when they think about their privileges - President

[August 10 2018]

President Maithripala Sirisena says that the people who engaged in strike actions should think about the rights of the innocent public of the country in a similar manner they think about their privileges with a sense of humanity.

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Navy fights fire at Issinbassagala Teak reserve

[August 10 2018]

A wild fire which had broken out at the Issinbassagala teak reserve in Madawachchiya was successfully put out by a team of firefighters of the Sri Lanka Navy on Thursday (09).

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President invites all to join hands to achieve sustainable development goals

[August 09 2018]

The first draft of the Vision 2030 document presented to the President. Achieving sustainable development goals is to make the country and the nation victorious, President Maithripala Sirisena said and invited all citizens including political leaders, academics, private sector, entrepreneurs and school children to join hands to achieve success in attaining these goals.

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Army Places 44 Buses on Standby at SLTB Request

[August 09 2018]

At the request of the Sri Lanka Transport Board (SLTB), the Army on the instructions of the Commander of the Army Wednesday (8) afternoon made 28 Army buses available to the SLTB for passage of stranded civilians in Colombo and elsewhere after a section of railway employees launched a lightning strike over some trade union issues.

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26th death anniversary of Lt Gen Kobbekaduwa held in Anuradhapura

[August 09 2018]

A commemorative ceremony was held to pay tribute to late Lieutenant General Denzil Kobbekaduwa and other military War Heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice in the Araly Point tragedy, in Anuradhapura on Wednesday (08).

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Secretary attends Maj Gen Vijaya Wimalaratne memorial lecture

[August 08 2018]

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne PC was the Chief Guest at the Maj Gen Vijaya Wimalaratne Annual Memorial Lecture, organized by the Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka (INSSSL), today (08th August).

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'Qian Weichang' arrives to Sri Lanka

[August 08 2018]

Making a four-day visit 'Qian Weichang', a People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) ship arrived to the country, today (08). The Chinese ship was accorded a traditional Naval welcome upon its arrival at the Colombo Port by the Sri Lanka Navy.

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Fire and Rescue Unit for 'Dalada Maligawa'

[August 08 2018]

A fully equipped Fire Tender was ceremonially handed over to the Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Tooth) by the Sri Lanka Air Force, today (08).

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Navy gives blood to Ragama Teaching Hospital

[August 08 2018]

A blood donation campaign was conducted by the Sri Lanka Navy at the Navy General Hospital Colombo on Tuesday (07). The programme was organized as a part of Navy's Cooperate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme and was carried out to replenish stocks at the blood bank of the Ragama Teaching Hospital.

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8th "Colombo Defence Seminar" to be held in August

[August 07 2018]

Sri Lanka Army's annual international defence conference, the 'Colombo Defence Seminar 2018' is to be held at the Bandaranaike Memorial International Conference Hall (BMICH) at the end of this month.

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Livelihood assistance for Kilinochchi families [August 07 2018]

The people of this country are genuinely happy to see their children's dreams of the future coming true, says the President [August 06 2018]

Commander Makes a Surprise Visit to Karuwalagaswewa Tank Renovation Work under 'Sirisara Pivisuma' [August 05 2018]

New RITTIs of the Army to Facilitate More and More Under Privileged Students - Commander [August 04 2018]

Army Hospital receives ISO standards [August 03 2018]


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