Secretary leads local delegation to UN Peace Keeping Defence
Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne PC was in Canada leading the local delegation to the UN Peace Keeping Defence Ministerial Conference 2017 in Vancouver, Canada, recently.
Navy conducts medical clinic at Nainativu Island
Sri Lanka Navy troops in Jaffna conducted a field
medical clinic at the Nainativu island on Saturday (18th November).
20th Army Para Games to begin next week
A total of 450 differently able Army War Heroes will
showcase their athletic talents at the 20th Sri Lanka Army Para Games -
2017, scheduled to be held at the Diyagama Stadium in Homagama from 22nd
to 24th November (2017).
INSSSL holds panel
The Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka (INSSSL) conducted a panel discussion on "The Role of Armed Forces in Post Conflict Sri Lanka" to a delegation from The Centre of Conflict and Humanitarian Studies (CHS), Doha on the 17th of November 2017.
Educational incentives for Grade 5 scholarship achievers
A group of 34 Grade 5 Scholarship-2017 achievers of
Army Junior School (Yuda Hamuda Kanishta Vidyalaya) in Panagoda,
Homagama was awarded with a financial grant by the Seva Vanitha Unit of
the Ministry of Defence (MoD SVU) during a ceremony held at the Ministry
today (17th November).
Troops support Dengue Prevention programme
Sri Lanka Army troops of the Security Force
Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) launched a Dengue eradication
programme covering Kilinochchi and Paranthan areas in keeping with the
island wide National Dengue Prevention Campaign on 10th and 11th
General Amnesty Period for Army deserters extended
The General Amnesty period that was extended to Army
absentees to get their legal discharge has been extended till 22nd
Australian Navy ship arrives to the country
Making a four day goodwill visit, the Royal Australian
Navy ship, 'HMAS Newcastle' arrived to the country, yesterday (14th
Bangladesh DA meets State Minister
Commodore Syed Maksumul Hakim, the Defence Adviser of
the High Commission of Bangladesh in Sri Lanka called on the State
Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene on Tuesday (14th November).
Indonesian Ambassador meets State Minister
Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia, Hon. Gusti Ngurah Ardiyasa paid a courtesy call on the State Minister of Defence Hon. Ruwan Wijewardene at the Ministry, today (14th November, 2017).
11th World Military Golf Championship-2017 tees off at China Bay
The 11th World Military Golf Championship 2017, hosted
by the Sri Lanka Air Force began at the Eagles' Golf Links in China Bay,
Army troops launch environment protection programmes
Joining hands with ongoing environment protection programmes, the Sri Lanka Army recently conducted a tree planting and beach cleaning campaign in several areas of the country.
Troops reach out to Northern students
More than 400 G.C.E (O/L) students in
Puthukkudiyirippu, Mullaithivu were benefitted from an educational
seminar organized by the Sri
Army camps will not be removed endangering national security
President Maithripala Sirisena
says that the army camps have
not been removed in a way which
will weaken the national
security or in a way which will
have an impact on the security
Air Force builds new classroom building for school
Ayagama Primary School in Ratnapura was provided with a new classroom
building, under an initiative
taken by the Sri Lanka Air Force.
Sri Lanka Navy hosts
cultural show to the visiting
Chinese Naval Officers
Sri Lanka Navy hosted a cultural
show for the officers of the
visiting Chinese People's
Liberation Army - Navy Ship 'Qi
Ji Guang', at the SLNS Rangalla
Wardroom on Saturday evening
(11th November), states Navy
Remembrance Day ceremony held in Colombo
The Armed Forces Remembrance Day, organized by the Sri Lanka Ex- Servicemen's Association was held at the War Memorial in the Vihara Maha Devi Park in Colombo, today (11th November 2017).
Tri forces and CSD assist
island wide National Mosquito
A special two- day island wide
Mosquito Control Programme was
successfully carried out with
the participations of tri forces
and Civil Security Department (CSD)
personnel on 09th and 10th
"Sayurala" leaves for ASEAN International Fleet Review -2017
Sri Lanka Navy's largest Advanced Offshore Patrol
Vessel (AOPV), SLNS Sayurala left the country to attend the Association
of Southeast Asian Nations
(ASEAN) International Fleet
Review -2017 in Thailand, on
Thursday (09th November).