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State Minister Wijewardene visits 'Mihindu Seth Medura'

[January 22  2014]

State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene visited the 'Mihindu Seth Medura' in Attitidiya last evening (21st Wednesday, January 2015).

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Moving away from a State Of Disorder

[January 25  2014]

President Barack Obama had much cause for satisfaction in his State of the Union address earlier this week. His opening lines showed some of the elements of the success that he presented to US citizens; in what will be the final two years of his presidency.

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Missing Persons Commission seeks meeting with President on future proceedings

[January 25  2014]

The Chairman of the Presidential Commission to Investigate Complaints Regarding Missing Persons, Maxwell Paranagama has sought a time with the new President Maithripala Sirisena to discuss the future proceedings of the Commission.

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Army assistance for educational uplifment

[January 25  2014]

As a part of their community welfare initiatives the Sri Lanka Army in Kilinochchi distributed schooling needs to some deserving children in the region recently.

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EU to fund Euro 14 million housing project to resettle Sri Lanka war displaced

[January 24  2014]

Jan 23, Colombo: The European Union (EU) has initiated a programme for a housing project to resettle people displaced in the North and East and provide them with necessary facilities.

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CSD Director General meets State Minister of Defence

[January 23  2014]

The newly appointed Director General of the Civil Security Department Major General RMJA Ratnayake paid a courtesy call on the State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene at the Ministry premises today (23rd Jan).

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President Sirisena condoles on death of Saudi King Abdullah

[January 23  2014]

President Maithripala Sirisena has expressed his deepest condolences and offered sympathy to the people of Saudi Arabia upon the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia.

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HSZ roads reopened

[January 23  2014]

Roads in Colombo came within the High Security Zones would be opened to the public from yesterday, Police Spokesman Ajith Rohana said.

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Former Army commander given full amnesty by President

[January 22  2014]

Former Army Commander Sarath Fonseka has been fully pardoned by President Maithripala Sirisena.

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Defence Advisers meet Secretary of Defence

[January 22  2014]

A number of Defence Advisers of foreign missions in Sri Lanka called on the newly appointed Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. BMUD Basnayake today (22nd Thursday, January 2015).

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Sri Lanka, India exchange fishermen at maritime border

[January 22  2014]

Sri Lanka and India on Wednesday exchanged the fishermen who were detained in each other's jails for trespassing into their territorial waters.

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New Director General for the Civil Security Department

[January 22  2014]

Major General RMJA Ratnayake RSP USP Ldmc, took over appointed as the Director General of the Civil Security Department on 20th January 2015.

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India commends initial steps taken by Sri Lanka for political reconciliation and inclusiveness

[January 21  2014]

India yesterday commended the early steps taken by the new government of Sri Lanka for "political reconciliation, inclusiveness and participation."

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Japanese Ambassador meets State Minister of Defence

[January 20  2014]

The Ambassador of Japan in Sri Lanka His Excellency Mr. Nobuhito Hobo paid a courtesy call on the State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene today (20th Tuesday, January 2015).

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Army Recruits join National Service

[January 20  2014]

A batch of 124 Army Tradesmen who had completed training joined national service during a Passing Out Parade held at the Security Force Headquarters-Killinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) on Saturday (17th January 2015).

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Jaffna Int'l Trade Fair from 23-25 January

[January 20  2014]

The Jaffna International Trade Fair (JITF), will be held for the 6th consecutive year from the 23rd, 24th & 25th of January 2015 at the Duraiyappah Staidum in Jaffna.

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State Minister of Defence meets Archbishop His Eminence Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith

[January 19  2014]

State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene paid a courtesy call on the Colombo Archbishop His Eminence Cardinal Malcolm  Ranjith at the Archbishop's House in Colombo today evening (19th Monday, January 2015).

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Defence State Ministry Secretary Assumes Duties

[January 19  2014]

Sri Lanka Administrative Service Special Grade Officer Mr. APG Kithsiri has been appointed as the Secretary to the Defence State Ministry with effect from today.

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Service Chiefs and CDS pays courtesy call on the State Minister of Defence

[January 19  2014]

Chief of Defence Staff and the Tri-Forces Commanders paid a courtesy call on the State Minister of Defence Hon. DR Wijewardene at the Ministry premises today (19th Jan).

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State Minister of Defence addresses the Staff

[January 19  2014]

We would pay special consideration into the welfare of Security Forces personnel and extra attention would be given into the matters of the war heroes including differently-able warriors, said State Minister of Defence Hon. DR Wijewardene while addressing the staff members at the main auditorium of the Ministry of Defence today morning (19th Jan).

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Australian High Commissioner meets new Defence Secretary

[January 19  2014]

Her Excellency Robyn Mudie, Australian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka paid a courtesy call on the newly appointed Secretary of Defence Mr. BMUD Basnayake at the Defence Ministry premises today (19th January).

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North Western Naval Command conducts a field health clinic in Arippu

[January 19  2014]

The North Western Naval Command conducted a field health clinic at the Arippu Roman Catholic Church in Muthurupputhurai on 18th January 2015.

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Minister attends religious observances in Kandy

[January 18  2014]

State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene visited the Dalada Maligawa in Kandy today (18th Sunday, January 2015).

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US Assistant Secretary calls to forge stronger bonds with Sri Lanka [January 18  2014]

Press Release [January 17  2014]

Minister Wijewardene assumes office [January 16  2014]

No special occurrence in North and East after election [January 16  2014]

Security forces remain same in numbers for development [January 16  2014]

 


 

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