Sri Lanka proposed to establish a Regional Knowledge Hub in Colombo in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), to facilitate exchange of lessons learnt from COVID 19 and support countries to build back better.
The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has told President Gotabaya Rajapaksa that the UN will provide its full support to Sri Lanka in moving forward to promote unity among different communities.
The Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) in coordination with the Sri Lanka Police and Intelligence Services arrested a foreign fishing vessel carrying over 170 kilos of heroin worth of Rs. 1,575 million along with nine suspects at the international waters, south of Sri Lanka and escorted to Colombo Harbour today on 18 Sep 2021.
Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to Sri Lanka and Maldives, His Excellency Hussein El Saharty paid a courtesy call on the Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) at the Defence Headquarters Complex, Sri Jayawardenepura, Kotte today (Sep 17).
Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) referring to the standard security measures adopted at the Katunayake Bandaranaike International Airport(BIA), affirmed that there is no requirement for general public to panic due to the information disseminating over a fake email of hostile nature received by the airport authorities.
Major General Milinda Peris, The Vice Chancellor of KDU and Prof. Dr. M. Iqbal Choudhary, Director International Center for Chemical and Biological Sciences (ICCBS) and Coordinator General of Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s Standing Committee on ...
The United Nation Service Medal Awarding Parade of 6th Sri Lankan Aviation Contingent, Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) was held on 14th September 2021 at the Contingent premises in Bria, Central African Republic with all necessary precautionary measures against the COVID 19 pandemic.
Though the pandemic is continuing, we must always work towards reaching our development goals with stability, which is achieved ensuring national security, without endangering our country at peril, said the Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) today (Sept 9).
The present government since its emergence to power in 2019, has crippled all avenues of social threats posed in the face of organized crimes, drug smuggling, underworld activities and extortion through the combined efforts of top level state-run defence agencies under the guidance of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa as stated in the policy framework, ‘Vistas of P...
Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd) arriving at the Colombo Harbour conveyed His Excellency the President’s appreciation to the Sri Lanka Navy (SLN), the Sri Lanka Police and the Intelligence Services for arresting a foreign fishing vessel which was carrying 336 kilos of heroin worth of Rs. 3,100 million, at the international waters, south of Sri Lan...
Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne (Retd.) officially received a consignment of 300,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccine meant for Sri Lankan Armed Forces from the Chinese Defence Attaché in Sri Lanka Senior Colonel Wan Dong at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), Katunayake today (28 Aug).
The New Zealand High Commissioner (HC) to Sri Lanka His Excellency Michael Edward Appleton paid a courtesy call on the Director General of Sri Lanka Coast Guard Rear Admiral Anura Ekanayake recently, at the Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) Headquarters.
The Sri Lanka (SL) Army, Navy, Air Force, Police and Police Narcotic Bureau conducted anti-drugs operations last week and arrested a total of 59 persons, including drug peddlers, following effective interoperability among the security services and the Police.
The Sri Lanka (SL) Army, Navy, Air Force, Police and STF were on alert on illegal weapons and ammunition during the past week. Operations in search of illegal firearms were underway in keeping with the government's vision to curb underworld activities.
Tri-Forces and Police are conducting operations to contain the spread of Coronavirus in the island by untiringly engaging in identifying the virus hit patients and sending their close contacts for quarantine to the Tri-Forces managed quarantine centres established around the country.