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President meets family members of missing persons

[June 14 2017]

President Maithripala Sirisena held a discussion with the parents of the missing persons at the Northern Governor's Office in Jaffna on June 12.   

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DEVELOPMENT

RESETTLEMENT

Finsbury Park Mosque: Man dies as van hits pedestrians

Colombo Port City project back on track

President instructs to give priority to practical issues of resettlement process

Batticaloa District declares as free from landmines

[June 22 2017]

The formal declaration to mark 'The First Mine-Affected District of Sri Lanka Reaching a Level of Residual Risk' was signed and handed over by stakeholders during a ceremony held at Batticaloa District Secretariat premises on Wednesday (21st June 2017), states army media.         

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Navy donates 100 cataract lenses to Jaffna Hospital

[June 22 2017]

Sri Lanka Navy donated 100 cataract lenses to the Jaffna Teaching Hospital as a part of the Navy's Community Development and Social Responsibility project on Monday (19th June 2017), states navy media.         

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Interest free loans for War Hero families and disable War Heroes

[June 21 2017]

A ceremony was held at the Ministry under the patronage of State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene and Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi to present a group of War Hero families and disable War Heroes with interest free housing loans, today (21st June 2017).        

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Navy conducts medical clinics in Jaffna

[June 21 2017]

Sri Lanka Navy troops in Jaffna conducted a medical clinic at Analaitivu island on Sunday (18th June). The clinic was conducted by the Northern Naval Command at the community hall of the island and was attended by a large number of people including those from 230 newly resettled families living there.        

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State Minister Wijewardene visits French ship

[June 20 2017]

State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene made a visit to the French ships which are on a goodwill visit to Sri Lanka, today (20th June).        

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Japanese Ambassador meets State Minister

[June 20 2017]

The Ambassador of Japan in Sri Lanka His Excellency Kenichi Suganuma met the State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene at the ministry premises today (20th Tuesday, June 2017).        

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Commanding officer of Combined Task Force 150 meets State Minister

[June 20 2017]

The Deputy Commander of the French Maritime Force, Rear Admiral Olivier Lebas met the State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene at his officer today (20th June).        

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US ship 'USS Lake Erie' leaves the country

[June 20 2017]

The US ship, 'USS Lake Erie' which arrived to Sri Lanka on the 11th June on a post relief mission, left the country on Monday (19th June).        

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Security forces only involved in monitoring of garbage removal- Military Spokesman

[June 19 2017]

Security forces are at present involved in the monitoring of unauthorized and haphazard disposal of garbage, informing relevant authorities and observing the proper collection of garbage says the Military Spokesman and Army Media Director, Brigadier Roshan Seneviratne.        

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State Minister graces SLMA Passing Out Parade

[June 18 2017]

State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene graced the Passing Out Parade as the Chief Guest of the Officer Cadets of Regular Intake 83 and the Volunteer Intake 57, held at the Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) in Diyatalawa today (17th Saturday, June 2016).        

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Secretary chairs INSSSL discussion

[June 16 2017]

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi chaired a discussion themed 'Managing and mitigating the threat of natural disasters in Sri Lanka' organized by the Institute of National Security Studies at the Ministry auditorium today (16th Friday, June 2017).        

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State Minister attends ''Janashakthi- National Civilian Bravery Awards 2017'

[June 16 2017]

State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene attended the 'Janashakthi- National Civilian Bravery Awards 2017' held at the Nelum Pokuna Theater in Colombo last evening (15th Thursday, June 2017).        

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Outgoing CDS meets the State Minister

[June 15 2017]

The outgoing Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal KA Gunatilleke paid a farewell call on the State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene at the Ministry today (15th Thursday, June 2017).         

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'Sanhindiyawai Sangrama Shakthiyai' cultural show held

[June 15 2017]

'Sanhindiyawai Sangrama Shakthiyai', a cultural festival reflected reconciliation and coexistence was held under the patronage of the President Maithripala Sirisena at the Independence Square last night (14th June 2017).         

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INSSSL conducts a special lecture on Human Security in a changing climate

[June 14 2017]

The Institute of National Security Studies of Sri Lanka (INSSSL) held a lecture and discussion on "Human Security in a changing climate - addressing its impact in Sri Lanka and South Asia" at the INSSSL Auditorium at 'Suhurupaya' in Battaramulla today (14th June 2017).         

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Russian sail training ship arrives in Colombo

[June 14 2017]

Making a goodwill visit, 'Nadezhda', a Russian sail training frigate arrived to the country today (14th June). The ship will remain in the island for three days.        

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Outgoing CDS calls on the Secretary [June 14 2017]

'Sanhindiyawai Sangrama Shakthiyai' cultural show to be held tomorrow [June 13 2017]

Pakistan Naval Chief meets State Minister  [June 13 2017]

Pakistan Naval Chief meets Secretary [June 13 2017]

Pakistani Naval chief meets CDS [June 12 2017]


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