• New Maldivian Envoy praises SL military training facilities
    given to their armed forces

    The newly appointed High Commissioner of the Republic of Maldives to Sri Lanka H.E. Ali Faiz commenting on the military training offered to Maldivian Defence Force by Sri Lankan military training institutes stated that Sri Lanka provides high standard and quality training for their Defence Force personnel.


  • Italian Ambassador meets Defence Secretary

    Her Excellency Rita Giuliana Mannella, Ambassador of Italy to Sri Lanka and Maldives, met the Sri Lankan Defence Secretary Gen. Kamal Gunaratne today (Mar 15) at the Defence Ministry in Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte.


  • Government Delegation Attend for an Interactive Session with Airmen and Women

    A delegation consisting of the National Security Advisor, Hon. Sagala Ratnayake, the State Minister of Defence, Hon. Pramitha Bandara Thennakoon and the State Minister of Finance, Hon. Shehan Semasinghe, paid an official visit to the Sri Lanka Air Force Headquarters yesterday (09 March 2023).


  • VBSS instructor course for SL Coastguard and Navy officers

    A group of participants who followed the Visit, Board, Search, and Seizure (VBSS) Instructor Course conducted by the Sri Lanka Coastguard (SLCG) in collaboration with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) was presented with certificates recently (Mar 10).


  • Navy renders towing assistance to distressed local fishing trawler in eastern seas

    The Sri Lanka Navy rendered towing assistance to a distressed local multiday fishing trawler in eastern seas and guided it safely to the Cod Bay Fisheries Harbour yesterday (10th March 2023). In coordination with the Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) Colombo established at the Navy Headquarters, this SAR operation was mounted to rescue 06 fisherm...

  • Army-built houses vested in two needy families in Mullaitivu and Jaffna

    Jaffna and Mullative based Sri Lanka Army (SLA) troops supported two deserving families in Jaffna and Mullative to realize their housing dreams and the fruition of the cause was recently seen by delivering the keys of the houses to the beneficiaries during house-warming ceremonies held separately.


  • Netherlands ambassador meets State Minister of Defence

    Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherland to Sri Lanka Her Excellency Bonnie Horbach made a courtesy call on the State Minister of Defence Hon. Premitha Bandara Tennakoon at his office in Colombo today (Mar 07).


  • The Navy assists conduct of annual feast of St. Anthony’s Church
    in Kachchativu on successful note

    The annual feast of St. Anthony’s Church in Kachchativu concluded on a successful note on 03rd and 04th March 2023. Kachchativu is an islet belonging to Sri Lanka, located close to the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL) of Sri Lanka and India. The main mass of the church festival was conducted by the Auxiliary Bishop of the Archd...