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National ceremony of Gramashakthi People's Movement under President's patronage

[October 20 2017]

The national ceremony of launching of the Gramashakthi People's Movement aims at the elimination of poverty from the country, will be held tomorrow (Oct 20) at 2.00p.m. at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium in Colombo.

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First Sri Lanka Coast Guard Offshore Patrol Vessel commissioned by State Minister Wijewardane

[October 22 2017]

The State Minister of Defence, Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene commissioned the Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV), CG 60, as Sri Lanka Coast Guard Ship 'Suraksha' at a ceremony held at the Colombo Harbour on Saturday (21 October).

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Army troops join 'Deepavali' celebrations

[October 21 2017]

Sri Lanka Army troops, with the intention of promoting reconciliation and goodwill, provided assistance to conduct religious activities during the 'Deepavali' festival in the North.

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Foreign Cadet Delegation visits Ministry

[October 20 2017]

A delegation of foreign cadets from SAARC countries visited the Ministry, today (20th October). The delegation included 15 officers and 60 cadets from Bangladesh India, Maldives, Nepal and Pakistan.

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Indonesian ship arrives to the country

[October 20 2017]

Making a goodwill visit, the Indonesian Naval Ship "Kri Bung Tomo" arrived to the country on Thursday (19th October).

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State Minister graces Hermann Loos centenary cadet camp

[October 19 2017]

State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene was the Chief Guest of the centenary Hermann Loos Trophy and cadet camp at the National Cadet Corps Training Centre in Rantambe today (19th October).

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General Amnesty for Army deserters

[October 19 2017]

A General Amnesty is to be offered to Army absentees enabling them to receive legal discharge from the Army. This was revealed at a media briefing held at the MoD Media Centre in Colombo today (19th October).

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Hon.President's Deepavali Message

[October 18 2017]

I am very pleased to send this message of greetings on the occasion of the festival of Deepavali celebrated by the Hindus throughout the world, symbolizing the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil, and hope over despair.

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Army Agricultural Research Proves Boiled Banana Leaves as Alternative to Polythene Lunch Sheets

[October 18 2017]

'Sri Lanka Next', a significant exhibition, staged during 16-17 October by the Ministry of Mahaweli Development and Environment under the aegis of HE the President Maithripala Sirisena at the BMICH...

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Special Dengue prevention programme in Jaffna

[October 17 2017]

A special Dengue prevention pr

ogramme was conducted by the Security Forces in the Jaffna District with the aim of containing the spread of the deadly disease in the region.

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Bangladesh DA meets Secretary

[October 17 2017]

Commodore Syed Maksumul Hakim, the Defence Adviser of the High Commission of Bangladesh in Sri Lanka called on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne PC today (17th October).

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Language should be used as a bridge which link people- President

[October 16 2017]

President Maithripala Sirisena addressing the National Tamil Language Day ceremony held at the Jaffna Hindu College, today (14) said that the language should be used as a bridge which link the people, but not as a tool to divide the people.

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Exercise "Mithra Shakthi" inaugurated [October 16 2017]

Navy assists in the elimination of drugs [October 15 2017]

'Colombo Air Symposium' concludes on a successful note [October 14 2017]

Ministry Welfare Society holds 'Gee Rasawindana' musical programme [October 13 2017]

State Minister Wijewardene graces 3rd 'Colombo Air Symposium' [October 12 2017]

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