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Politicians' responsibility is to use power for betterment of people - President

[February 12 2016]

"Though the common nature of the world politics as well as national politics is that power corrupts the politician, it is the responsibility of the politician not to be destructed from power but to use that power for the betterment of the people", says President Maithripala Sirisena. 

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State Minister visits South African Navy Ship 'Spioenkop'

[February 13 2016]

The State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene arrived at the visiting South African Navy Ship 'Spioenkop' yesterday (12th Friday, February 2016).  

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Two Royal Oamni Navy ships arrived

[February 13 2016]

Two Royal Omani Navy Ships, 'Al Shamikh' and 'Al Seeb' arrived at the Port of Colombo yesterday (12th Feb).  

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South African ship in the island

[February 12 2016]

South African Navy Ship 'Spioenkop' arrived to Sri Lanka on a goodwill visit today (12th Friday, February 2016). Sri Lanka Navy accorded a traditional welcome upon its arrival at the port of Colombo.  

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EU Parliamentary delegates meet Jaffna Commander

[February 12 2016]

The two visiting delegates of the European Parliament, during their visit to the Jaffna Peninsula met the Commander of the SFHQ -J Major General Mahesh Senanayake on Wednesday (10th February, 2016). 

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Secretary graces SLAVF scholarship awarding ceremony

[February 10 2016]

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Eng. Karunasena Hettiarachchi was the chief guest at a scholarship awarding ceremony organized by the Sri Lank Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) at the BMICH last evening (09th Tuesday, February 2106). 

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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights calls on President

[February 09 2016]

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein called on President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Secretariat, today (9). 

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EU Parliament delegation meets Secretary

[February 09 2016]

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 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). 

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UN High Commissioner for Human Rights meets Secretary

[February 08 2016]

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 Ministry.

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'Uththama Sharama Pooja' medical camp held at the Ministry

[February 08 2016]

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 Provincial Council.

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India will give its fullest support to Sri Lanka's policies; Assures Indian Foreign Minister

[February 07 2016]

Indian Foreign Minister Mrs. Sushma Swaraj says the government of India solidly thanks Sri Lanka for its policies behind the reconciliation and the development. 

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SLNS Sayura takes part in Indian Navy's IFR

[February 07 2016]

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.

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93 naval personnel for 12th South Asian Games

[February 07 2016]

Ninety-three sports personnel representing Sri Lanka Navy are taking part in the 12th South Asian Games held from 05th to 16th February 2016 in Guwahati and Shillong, India. Accordingly, table tennis (1), athletics (9), football (8), cycling (2)...

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UN Human Rights Chief to visit Jaffna and Trinco

[February 06 2016]

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.

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Chinese Government Donates Medical Equipment to 'Ranaviru Sevana' [February 06 2016]

A 25 Gun Salute to the Nation [February 05 2016]

Let us dedicate ourselves to provide a truly ethical, virtuous, wise and equitable service to all - President [February 04 2016]

Sri Lanka celebrates 68th Independence Day today ‘Ekama Deyak – Maha Balyak’ (One Nation - Great Strength) [February 04 2016]

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