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President Sirisena is a man of wisdom - Canadian Foreign Minister

[July 29 2016]

Foreign Minister of Canada Stephane Dion said that Canada would provide every possible assistance to the steps taken by the government of President Maithripala Sirisena to strengthen democracy, the rule of law, reconciliation and economic development.

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RESETTLEMENT

US election: US faces 'moment of reckoning' says Hillary Clinton

 

Colombo Port City project back on track

President instructs to give priority to practical issues of resettlement process

Army Gifts school uniforms to affected Salawa students

[July 30 2016]

Sri Lanka Army donated school uniform sets for 291 affected students in Kosgama- Salawa on Friday (29th July 2016).  

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US Military Academy Cadets visits SF (J)

[July 30 2016]

Cadets and instructors of the United States Military Academy at West Point, led by Colonel Liam Collins Director, Defence and Strategic Studies, Department of Military Instruction USA visited Headquarters Security Force Jaffna - HQ SF (J) recently (27th July 16).  

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Secretary receives donation from Swinburne Sri Lankan Student's Association

[July 29 2016]

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi received a donation from the Sri Lankan Student's Association of Swinburne University of Technology in Australia during a ceremony at the ministry premises today (29th Friday, July 2016).  

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Secretary attends "Rhythm 2016" at Newstead Girls' College

[July 29 2016]

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi together with the Chairperson of the MoD Seva Vanitha Unit Mrs. Wasantha Gunawardena, a past pupil of the college, attended the "Rhythm 2016" musical programme...  

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Army assists ex-LTTE combatants to gain employment

[July 29 2016]

A group of rehabilitated ex-LTTE combatants gained employment opportunities under a Sri Lanka Army initiative to promote the livelihood of these youth.  

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State Minister graces Ranaviru Felicitation at Nalanda College

[July 28 2016]

State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene graced the Ranaviru felicitation ceremony of Nalanda College, held in front of the Ranaviru Memorial of College today morning (28th Thursday, July 2016).  

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Russian Naval Ship "Igor Belousov" arrives at the Port of Colombo

[July 27 2016]

Russian Search and Rescue Vessel, "Igor Belousov" arrived at the Port of Colombo on a goodwill visit today (27th Wednesday, July 2016).  

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Seminar on 'Approaches to Countering Terrorism in Modern Environments' held

[July 27 2016]

Seminar on 'Approaches to Countering Terrorism in Modern Environments' was held at Buttala Officer Career Development Centre (OCDC) of the Army on Monday (25th July 2016). 

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Media briefing to notify the progress on matters of the differently able soldiers

[July 26 2016]

A media briefing was held to notify the progress in related to matters of the disabled tri forces and police personnel at the Media Centre of the Ministry of Defence today (26th Tuesday, July 2016). 

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President enshrines treasure at Moragahakanda Dam

[July 25 2016]

The ceremony to enshrine treasures on the main dam of the Moragahakanda- Kalu Ganga scheme was held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena today (25th Monday, July 2016).

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Ambassador of Norway meets Secretary

[July 25 2016]

The Ambassador of Norway in Sri Lanka His Excellency Thorbjørn Gaustadsæther paid a courtesy call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi at the ministry premises today (25th Monday , July 2016). 

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US Naval Ship "New Orleans" arrives at the Port of Colombo

[July 25 2016]

Making a goodwill visit, The US Navy's vessel "LPD-18 USS New Orleans" arrived at the Port of Colombo yesterday (24th Sunday, July 2016).Upon her arrival, the ship was ceremonially welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions.

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Defence Secretary, State Officials & Commander Evaluate Progress in Released Lands

[July 24 2016]

With the express purpose of evaluating the status quo of the Army-released civilian lands in Jaffna and the ongoing house construction projects of the Army for resettlement, a high-level delegation of state officials, including Engineer Karunasena Hettiarachchi, Secretary of Defence, together with Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army arrived in Jaffna Yesterday morning (23).

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Army Commander felicitates winners of the IMSSU Shooting Tournament

[July 22 2016]

Army shooters who shined at the recently held International Metallic Silhouette Shooting Union (IMSSU) Championship Tournament - 2016, were felicitated by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crishanthe during an event held at the Army Headquarters on Thursday (21st July 2016).

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President chairs Progress Review Meeting

[July 21 2016]

The Annual Progress Review meeting of the Ministry of Defence was held at the Ministry auditorium on Wednesday (20th July 2016).

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Navy assists to bring ashore critically ill fisherman

[July 21 2016]

A critically ill fisherman who was onboard a multiday fishing vessel in the Southern seas was brought ashore with the assistance of the Sri Lanka Navy.

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State Minister graces the Inaugural Homeland Security Seminar

[July 21 2016]

State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene was the chief guest at the Inaugural Homeland Security Seminar, organized by the Compass Tech Asia held at the Cinnamon Grand in Colombo Yesterday (20th Wednesday, July 2016).

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Army Undertakes to Build 100 Houses for Jaffna IDPs

[July 21 2016]

To be in line with the government's ongoing project for construction of new houses for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the Jaffna peninsula, the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) has undertaken the challenging task of constructing 100 new houses within a matter of 45 days.

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President makes a brief visit to SFHQ- Kilinochchi

[July 20 2016]

The President Maithripala Sirisena made a brief visit to Security Force Headquarters-Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) during his visit to Kilinochchi to inaugurate the Sri Lanka-German Technical Institute at Kilinochchi on Monday (18th July 2016).

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Second strategic discussions between Sri Lanka-India armed forces held

[July 20 2016]

Second Strategic Discussions between the Armed Forces of India and Sri Lanka was held at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff recently (13th - 15th July 2016).

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Navy cleans Kumana National Park

[July 20 2016]

Sri Lanka Navy personnel conducted a cleaning programme at the Kumana National Park recently (18th Monday, July 2016).  

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Reconciliation through poverty elimination & economic progress - President

[July 19 2016]

President Maithripala Sirisena says Sri Lanka's policy is to achieve development and eliminate poverty from the country. He said it is the way to ensure reconciliation in the country.

  

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All educational institutions, including universities & vocational training centers should act as reconciliation centers - President

[July 19 2016]

President Maithripala Sirisena has stated that all the educational institutions, including the universities and vocational training centers should act as reconciliation centers as well as the field of reconciliation should be included in the school curriculum as a subject.

  

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Army troops rescues five missing hikers [July 19 2016]

State Minister attends 'Hasalaka Gamini' rememberance ceremony [July 18 2016]

General Amnesty brings more than eighteen thousand deserters to seek legal discharge [July 18 2016]

President’s condolence message on terror attack against people of France [July 16 2016]

Air Marshal Ajit S Bhonsle meets Secretary [July 15 2016]


No allegations of war crimes : Sri Lankan president


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