EU Parliament delegation meets Secretary
An EU Parliament delegation, led by Hon. Geoffrey Van
Orden, (MEP) Member of the European Parliament and Chairman of the
Friends of Sri Lanka Group in the EU Parliament and including Hon.
Morten Messerschmidt, MEP met the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence
Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi at the ministry premises today (9th
Tuesday, February 2016).
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights meets Secretary
The visiting UN High Commissioner for Human Rights,
Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein met the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng.
Karunasena Hettiarachchi today (08th Monday, February 2016) at the
'Uththama Sharama Pooja' medical camp held at the Ministry
A health camp was held at the Ministry today (08th
Monday, February 2016). The 'Uththama Sharama Pooja' health camp was
held with the
assistance of the
Ministry of Health
of the Western
SLNS Sayura takes part in Indian Navy's IFR
Sri Lanka Navy's Flag Ship, SLNS Sayura, which is in
India along with a 275 strong Sri Lankan delegation led by the Commander
of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, took part in
the International Fleet Review (IFR) organized by the Indian Navy (IN)
at Visakhapatnam off the coast of Andhra Pradesh.
93 naval personnel for 12th
South Asian Games
Lanka Navy are
taking part in the
12th South Asian
Games held from 05th
to 16th February
2016 in Guwahati and
UN Human Rights Chief to visit Jaffna and Trinco
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al
Hussein who arrives in Sri Lanka on a four day official visit today is
scheduled to visit Jaffna and Trincomalee.
Chinese Government Donates Medical Equipment to 'Ranaviru Sevana'
Subsequent to an initiative taken by the Embassy of
People's Republic of China, the Chinese government, showing its goodwill
and concern towards the enhancement of therapeutic requirements of
disable War Heroes of the Sri Lanka Army under recuperation and
rehabilitation at Ragama Ranaviru Sevana...
A 25 Gun Salute to the Nation
Sri Lanka Navy (SLN)
accorded a 25-gun
salute to the nation
twelve noon in
parallel with the
Day ceremony at the
Lighthouse, Port of
Let us dedicate ourselves to provide a truly ethical, virtuous, wise
and equitable service to all - President
independence, let us
to provide a truly
wise and equitable
service to all. Let
us pledge to
consolidate on peace
and freedom achieved
and build a future
for our land and
said in his
Sri Lanka celebrates 68th Independence Day today
Deyak – Maha Balyak’ (One Nation
- Great Strength)
Sri Lanka today celebrates the country's 68th
Independence Day with all faith religious ceremonies.
President graces Naval Commissioning Parade
Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces President
Maithripala Sirisena graced the Commissioning Parade of the 53rd Cadet
Entry Intake of the Sri Lanka Navy at the Naval and Maritime Academy (NMA)
in Trincomalee last evening (02nd Wednesday, February 2016).
9th India-SL Joint
Commission to be commenced on
The Minister of External Affairs of India, Smt. Sushma
Swaraj will undertake an official visit to Sri Lanka on 5-6 February
2016 for the Ninth
Session of the
Ministry of Foreign
Affairs, Sri Lanka.