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President thanks Lord Naseby for constant support

[April 19 2018]

Lord Baron Naseby, a member of the British House of Lords, met with President Maithripala Sirisena in London, yesterday (18).

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India engineless train rolls back for miles

Colombo Port City project back on track

President instructs to give priority to practical issues of resettlement process

Traditional New Year gathering at the Ministry

[April 18 2018]

A traditional 'Aluth Avurudhu' (New Year) gathering was held under the patronage of the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne PC at the Ministry premises today (18th Wednesday, April 2018).

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Navy assists distressed foreign sailing ship

[April 17 2018]

Sri Lanka Navy's Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel SLNS Sayurala assisted a foreign yacht named "Sandetie" which had distressed in deep seas 72 nautical miles off Galle Light House last Saturday (14 April).

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A Record 683 Acres of Land Released to Jaffna People

[April 15 2018]

In line with the government's policy of releasing civilians' land, hitherto used by Jaffna Security Forces, the Sri Lanka Army without compromising national security interests released a record 683 acres of land in Thelippalei Divisional Secretariat area to 964 legal owners during a ceremony...

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New Year Message of the President

[April 14 2018]

The evolution of the human civilization has taken place from era to enriching the people as cultured entities.

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Traditional New Year celebration with a difference

[April 13 2018]

Sri Lanka Army troops in the East began celebrating the traditional Sinhala and Tamil New Year with a difference this year.

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Army established new Directorate for Overseas Operations

[April 12 2018]

'The Army has proved its self and it need not carry any 'labels' and nothing is a daunting task as it has done a greater service to the motherland and also to the entire world'.

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'Bakmaha Ulela' at the Panagoda Army Cantonment

[April 11 2018]

Heralding in the Sinhala and Tamil New Year, a traditional 'Bakmaha Ulela' (Traditional festival games and merry making event) was held at the Panagoda Army Cantonment on Tuesday (10th April).

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Japanese ship arrives to the island

[April 10 2018]

Making a two-day goodwill visit, the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force ship (JMSDF) JS 'Akebono' arrived in the country on Monday (09th April).

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President graces Special Forces Passing Out

[April 09 2018]

President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, Maithripala Sirisena was the Chief Guest at the Passing Out ceremony of the Sri Lanka Army Special Forces held today (09th Monday, April). The colouful ceremony was conducted at the Special Forces Training School in Maduru Oya this morning.

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Army troops take up another irrigation renovation project

[April 09 2018]

Continuing their national endeavor in contributing to the agricultural development of the country, the Sri Lanka Army commenced work on two more irrigation tanks in the Pollonnaruwa District on 04th (April).

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70th World Health Day under President's patronage

[April 08 2018]

The 70th World Health Day of the World Health Organization (WHO) was celebrated under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Nelum Pokuna Theatre in Colombo, today (07).

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Secretary addresses 'VII Moscow Conference on International Security'

[April 08 2018]

The Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne PC was among the eminent panel of speakers at the 'VII Moscow Conference on International Security' (MCIS).

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Navy and Army athletes take Sri Lanka to the medal table at Gold Coast 2018 Australia

[April 07 2018]

Two Sri Lankan service personnel who represented the country at the XXI Commonwealth Games 2018 in Gold Coast, Australia have won a Silver and a Bronze medal in the Weightlifting event.

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Royal Thai Navy ships in the island

[April 07 2018]

Making a five-day training and goodwill visit, three Royal Thai Naval Ships arrived in the country on Friday (06th April). The ships, HTMS Bangpakong, Makutrajakumarn and Pattani were accorded a traditional welcome upon their arrival at the Colombo Port by the Sri Lanka Navy.

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More houses for Jaffna IDPs

[April 06 2018]

Thirty (30) new houses constructed by the Sri Lanka Army in Jaffna were vested with the beneficiaries at a ceremony held at Thellippalai on Thursday (05th April).

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'Avurudu Pola' at the Ministry

[April 05 2018]

A special 'Avurudu Pola' (Festival fair) organized by the Seva Vanitha Unit (SVU) of the Ministry of Defence was declared opened by the Chairperson of the SVU, Mrs. Shalini Waidyaratne, this morning (05th April).

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10th Defence Service Games begins

[April 04 2018]

The 10th Defence Services Games- 2018 was officially declared open at the Indoor Sports Stadium of the Panagoda Army Cantonment on Tuesday (03rd April).

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War Hero children presented with educational scholarships

[April 03 2018]

A group of children of War Hero families was presented with educational scholarships during a ceremony held today (03rd Tuesday, March).

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Air Force Combat Training School awarded President's Colour

[April 02 2018]

The President and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces Maithripala Sirisena was the chief guest at the Presidential Colours awarding ceremony of the Sri Lanka Air Force Combat Training School in Diyatalawa (SLAF CTS), today (02nd April, 2018).

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Navy proves professional expertise in salvage of HMNS SS Sagaing sank during WW II

[April 01 2018]

The wreck of one of the famous ships of Her Majesty's Naval Service - SS Sagaing which sank at the Trincomalee harbour during the World War II, is refloated after 75 years stay underwater by a team of divers of Sri Lanka Navy making a landmark turning point in the field of Diving and Salvage.

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More IDPs in Jaffna Get Housing Facilities [March 31 2018]

Navy introduces innovative plastic waste disposal method [March 30 2018]

Sri Lanka Signal Corps to celebrate 75th Anniversary with International Symposium and ICT Exhibition [March 29 2018]

Workshop for legal personnel on 'Illegal, Unregulated and Unreported Fishing' [March 28 2018]

Senior Australian Officer on Counter People Smuggling meets Secretary [March 27 2018]

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