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President attends special service to pay tribute to Easter Sunday victims

[July 22 2019]

President Maithripala Sirisena attended a special service at the Cathedral of Christ the Living Saviour in Colombo 7 today (21) to pay tribute to the victims of the Easter Sunday bombings on April 21st.

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MoD holds special religious blessing ceremony for Easter Sunday bomb victims

[July 21 2019]

A special three month remembrance alms giving was conducted at the Ministry of Defence to pass merit and remember the victims of the Easter Sunday bomb blast, today (21 July 2019).

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Exciting & Glittering 'Colours Night - 2017/2018' Felicitates Army Sports Achievers

[July 21 2019]

One of the much-anticipated and prestigious projects of the Sri Lanka Army, 'Colours Night - 2017/2018' that recognizes and acclaims exceptional skills of Army sportsmen and women, glittered in the Nelum Pokuna auditorium Friday (19) ...

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'Sathviru Abhiman' national ceremony under President's patronage

[July 19 2019]

The nation owes its gratitude to the War Heroes who had sacrificed their lives and limbs to usher in an era of peace and unity in the country.

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World Bank assures the President of continuous assistance to Sri Lanka

[July 18 2019]

World Bank Vice President for South Asia Region, Hartwig Schafer said that the World Bank will increase assistance to Sri Lanka under three of its new operations.  

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Weather advisory

[July 18 2019]

The sudden change in the weather condition over the island is likely to continue further. According to the weather forecast of the Met Department issued at noon today (18 July 2019), the prevailing showery and windy conditions are expected to continue...  

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Army built 'Ayati' National Centre for Children with Disabilities formally opens door

[July 18 2019]

Completing yet another milestone construction project in its community welfare commitments, the Sri Lanka Army constructed three-storied building was formally vested with the 'Ayati' Trust Sri Lanka and the Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya at a simple ceremony held this morning (18th July 2019).

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MoU between Coast Guard and Wildlife Conservation Department

[July 18 2019]

The Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) and Department of Wild Life Conservation had entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the operation and training procedures of Wave Rider Inshore Patrol Craft, on Wednesday (17th July 2019) at the Coast Guard Rear Headquarters in Wellawatta, Colombo.

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Newly constructed vocational training facility in Vanni handed over to the VTA

[July 17 2019]

The new Vocational Training Centre at Poovarasankulam, constructed with Sri Lanka Air Force expertise was handed over to the Vocational Training Authority (VTA) on Monday (15th of July 2019).

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Namibian Defence Attaché calls on Secretary

[July 17 2019]

The Defence Attaché of the High Commission of the Republic of Namibia based in New Delhi, Brigadier General Titus Simon made a call on the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc at the Ministry, today (17 July 2019).

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Cancer treatment facility to be built with Naval assistance

[July 16 2019]

A new Cancer Treatment Centre is to be built at the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital in Galle with labour expertise of the Sri Lanka Navy.

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Land released in Jaffna

[July 15 2019]

An extent of 26.4 acres of private land in the Palaly cantonment area and one acre of state land, for the use of RCTM School in the north of Palaly has been released by the Security Force Headquarters-Jaffna (SFHQ-J) on Friday (12).

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Secretary graces 'Rasa Mohotha' at Mihindu Seth Medura

[July 15 2019]

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc, accompanied by the Chairperson of the MoD Seva Vanitha Unit Mrs. Sonia Kottegoda graced the 'Rasa Mohotha' programme at the Mihindu Seth Medura at Atthidiya on Sunday (14 July 2019).

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Secretary visits CRD

[July 14 2019]

Secretary to Ministry of Defence General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc made an inspection visit to the Centre for Research and Development (CRD) on Saturday (13 July).

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Clarification of news reported in Sirasa News on 12.07.2019

[July 13 2019]

A news item on the 7.00 pm news on Sirasa TV on 12th July, 2019 reports of the arrival of a Mc Donald Douglas ll cargo aircraft belonging to the Western Global Airline, America at the Bandaranaike International Airport at around 0350 hrs on 11th July, 2019.

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Injured fisherman brought ashore by Navy

[July 12 2019]

A severely injured fisherman was brought ashore for treatment by the Navy on Thursday (11 July). According to Navy media, the fisherman had ventured out to sea for fishing onboard the multiday fishing trawler "Thanuja Duwa III from Galle, last week (05).

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State Minister graces opening ceremony of 15th HACGAM – Working Level Meeting [July 09 2019]

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