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Secretary Defence Chief Guest at 'SASEAN' Inaugural Session

[November 27 2014]

One of the primary aspirations of all countries in the South Asian and South East Asian region is to maintain peace and stability for their continued economic development.  

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DEVELOPMENT

RESETTLEMENT

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Northern fishermen benefit from Coast Guard awareness program

[November 27 2014]

Coast Guard personnel attached to the Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) Northern Region recently conducted an awareness program for fishermen at Point Pedro.  

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Indian PM thanks President Rajapaksa for fishermen release

[November 27 2014]

President Mahinda Rajapaksa Wednesday (Nov 26) held a bilateral meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the 18th SAARC Summit in Kathmandu, Nepal.  

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President holds bilateral discussions with Bhutan, Maldives and Afghanistan leaders

[November 27 2014]

President Mahinda Rajapaksa held fruitful talks with Bhutan, Maldives and Afghanistan leaders in Kathmandu on the sideline of the 18th SAARC Summit.  

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Permanent employment for 18 Ranaviru Seva Authority officers

[November 26 2014]

Ranaviru Sewa Authority performs a commendable service to uplift the living standard of the valiant war heroes.  

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President to hand over LTTE gold to rightful Owners 

[November 26 2014]

LTTE Gold will hand over to their rightful Owners by President on 4th December in Colombo. This was reviled at a press conference held under the patronage of the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General R. M. D Ratnayake today (26th November).  

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SASEAN Defence Chiefs' Dialogue -2014 to be held in Colombo

[November 26 2014]

Sri Lanka is to initiate and host the inaugural South and Southeast Asian Nations (SASEAN) Defence Chiefs' Dialogue- 2014 in November (2014) in Colombo.  

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"Galle Dialogue 2014" begins in the port city of Galle  

[November 26 2014]

The international maritime conference "Galle Dialogue2014"Organized by the Sri Lanka Navy Under the aegis of the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development gets under way in the port city of Galle on 01st December 2014 for the fifth consecutive year.  

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Secretary Defence Opens Dharmashala Hall of Vajirarama Temple 

[November 26 2014]

Fulfilling a long felt necessity, Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa declared open the refurbished new 'Dharmashala Hall' of the Sri Vajirarama temple in Bambalapitiya yesterday (25th Nov).  

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President visits Lumbini

[November 26 2014]

Soon after arriving in Nepal, President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited Lumbini - the birthplace of the Buddha - one of the most sacred places for Buddhists.  

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Forest Conservation Dept. in North and East

[November 26 2014]

The Ministry of Environment and Renewable Energy has taken steps to establish Offices and Official Quarters for the Forest Conservation Department in the Northern and Eastern Provinces.  

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President hands over Pension Letters to CDF Personnel

[November 26 2014]

His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapaksa presented pension letters to Civil Defence Force (CDF) personnel who have completed the required twenty years of service during a ceremony held recently. Gracing the ceremony as the chief guest the President presented letters to ten CDF personnel as a symbolic gesture.  

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SL denounces suicide bomb attack on a volleyball tournament in Afghanistan

[November 25 2014]

The Government of Sri Lanka unreservedly condemns the cowardly suicide terrorist attack on the volleyball tournament in Yahyakhil district, Afghanistan yesterday, killing at least 45 people and wounding over 60 others.  

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Troops assist needy families in Jaffna

[November 25 2014]

As a component of its community welfare programmes, Sri Lanka Army distributed livestock among low income families in the Peninsula.  

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Russian ship in the Island

[November 24 2014]

Making a goodwill visit, the Russian Naval Ship 'Yaroslav Mudriy' arrived in Colombo on 24th November. Sri Lanka Navy accorded a ceremonial welcome upon its arrival at the Colombo Port.  

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Professionals Completes Military Training

[November 24 2014]

Professional officers joined the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) under the second phase of the "Api Army" (We are Army) programme were passed out on successful completion of basic military training at the Volunteer Force Training School Diyatalawa recently (21 Nov).  

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Govt. of Thailand confer Doctorate on President Rajapaksa

[November 24 2014]

The Government of Thailand has conferred a doctorate on the President. This is the first time that Surindra Rajabhat University of Thailand has conferred a doctorate on a State Leader.  

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Ambassador of Switzerland to Sri Lanka met Northern Province Governor

[November 24 2014]

Ambassador of Switzerland to Sri Lanka Heinz Walker-Nederkoon paid a courtesy call on Northern Province Governor G.A. Chandrasiri at his office in Jaffna recently.  

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President places omniscient sacred relics in 'Sandahiru Stupa'

[November 23 2014]

The ceremony to enshrine the omniscient sacred relics in the Sandahiru Seya, the triumphant Stupa was held today (23rd November) at Anuradhapura under the patronage of His Excellency the President Mahinda Rajapaksa.  

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International Conference themed 'Evolution of Buddhist Stupa' held

[November 23 2014]

In parallel with the series of events organized at the Sandahiru Stupa, an International Conference on Buddhism on the theme of 'Evolution of Buddhist Stupa' was held with a view of educating the devotees including international community at the Bhikshu University in Anuradhapura yesterday (22nd Nov).  

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SASEAN Defence Chiefs' Dialogue to strengthen security in the region

[November 23 2014]

Since eliminating terrorism the Sri Lankan Government has been ushering an era of development. The security forces have extended its fullest cooperation in the development efforts and ensuring safety in the country.  

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'Sirimuthu Uyana' Housing Scheme Acquires Another 546 [November 22 2014]

Able Seaman wins IFBB Bronze Medal [November 22 2014]

'A Beautiful Country- Bright Future', newsletter launched [November 21 2014]

Depositing of gold plates inscribed with Tripitaka  [November 21 2014]

First phase of the partially complete house scheme for war heroes commence today [November 21 2014]

 



 

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