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First draft of National Sustainability Dialogue presented to President

[February 21 2018]

The first draft of National Sustainability Dialogue was presented to President Maithripala Sirisena today (Feb 20) at the Presidential secretariat.

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Florida shooting: Nikolas Cruz confesses to police

Colombo Port City project back on track

President instructs to give priority to practical issues of resettlement process

Court of Inquiry to Probe into Bus Explosion

[February 24 2018]

A high level six-member Court of Inquiry (C of I) of senior Army Officers, chaired by Major General Rukmal Dias, Commander, Security Forces - Central (SF-Cen) and Colonel Commandant, Military Intelligence Corps (MIC) has been appointed by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake to look into all aspects, related to the bus explosion at Kahagolla, Diyatalawa, in which several Army, Air Force personnel and civilians were seriously injured.

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'Guwan Hamuda Papedi Sawariya- 2018' to be held next week

[February 23 2018]

The Sri Lanka Air Force (SLAF) will be celebrating its 67th Anniversary on 02nd March (2018). As a part of its 'Air Force Day' celebrations the SLAF will be conducting its annual cycling race, 'Guwan Hamuda Papedi Sawariya 2018' in collaboration with the Cycling Federation of Sri Lanka for the 19th consecutive year.

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Second stage of Delft Jetty completed

[February 22 2018]

The second stage of the Delft Jetty Project which was completed by the Sri Lanka Navy was declared open during a ceremony on Wednesday (21st February).

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Wards renovated at 'Apeksha' Hospital

[February 22 2018]

The renovated Ward 3 and 4 of the 'Apeksha' Hospital in Maharagama was handed over to the hospital authorities during a simple ceremony on Tuesday (20th February).

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Fire in Bus Followed by Explosion Injures 19 Passengers in Diyatalawa

[February 21 2018]

A fire, followed by an explosion occurred in a private passenger bus travelling from Jaffna to Diyatalawa caused injuries to 19 passengers this morning (21) around 5.45 am while it was plying in the general area of Kahagolla, Diyatalawa.

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300 Kilinochchi children receive educational assistance

[February 20 2018]

Sri Lanka Army troops in Kilinochchi facilitated yet another programme aimed at uplifting the educational standards of the children in the region.

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Initial batch leaves for UN Peacekeeping Mission in Lebanon

[February 19 2018]

The first batch of Sri Lanka Army's 12th Force Protection Company (FPC) for the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) left the country for their mission on Sunday (18th February).

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Secretary attends CISM Day Run -2018

[February 18 2018]

Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne PC took part in the annual CISM Day Run -2018 today (18th February).

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Reconciliation Moves Enable 50 Jaffna Youths to Join Army as Militarized Recruits with Pension Rights

[February 17 2018]

A total of 50 unemployed boys and girls in the Jaffna peninsula, including rehabilitated former LTTE combatants who have now joined the Sri Lanka Army under the militarized category reported for non-military duties on Thursday (15) at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J), adding a new chapter of goodwill, understanding and reconciliation between civilians and members of the Security Forces.

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Iranian Naval ships in the island

[February 16 2018]

Three Iranian Naval ships arrived in Sri Lanka on Friday (16th February). The ships, IRIS "Bayandor", IRIS " Naghdi" and IRIS " Tonb" had arrived to the country making a training and goodwill visit.

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Educational assistance to children of War Hero families

[February 16 2018]

A group of children of War Heroes of the Gajaba Regiment (GR) of the Sri Lanka Army were awarded with educational incentives including financial scholarships during a ceremony held at the GR Regimental Centre in Saliyapura on Tuesday (13th February).

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Troops carryout rescue operation after Grandpass tragedy

[February 15 2018]

Sri Lanka Army troops of the 14 Division under Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) are still engaged in rescue operations in Grandpass, Colombo after a building collapsed on Wednesday (14th February).

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Incentives for Kilinochchi students [February 14 2018]

Presidentís message on Maha Shiva Rathri [February 13 2018]

More community welfare programmes in Jaffna [February 12 2018]

"Trinco Dialogue" at the Eastern Port City [February 10 2018]

Incentives for Jaffna families [February 09 2018]

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