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HE the President Appoints New Ministers in Provisional Government

After HE Gotabaya Rajapaksa, the new President of Sri Lanka swore his elder brother, Hon Mahinda Rajapaksa into office as the 14th Prime Minister of the country in a historically unique ceremony on Thursday (21) at the Presidential Secretariat, HE the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa this morning (22) gave away letters of appointment to new Ministers in the.....

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Commander Extends Formal Courtesies to New Secretary Defence

22nd November 2019 19:15:32 Hours

Commander Extends Formal Courtesies to New Secretary Defence

Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Army this afternoon (22) made his first formal courtesy call on the new Secretary Defence, Major General (Retd) Kamal Gunaratne at the Ministry of Defence.

Hon Mahinda Rajapaksa Sworn in as New Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

22nd November 2019 17:59:53 Hours

Hon Mahinda Rajapaksa Sworn in as New Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

Hon Mahinda Rajapaksa, Leader of the Opposition and former President symbolizing the herald of a new people’s era for prosperity, reconciliation and development took reins this afternoon (21) as the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka taking the oath of allegiance to....

Commander Pays First Courtesy Call on the New President

20th November 2019 11:20:38 Hours

Commander Pays First Courtesy Call on the New President

Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Army, just an hour after HE Gotabaya Rajapaksa, new President of Sri Lanka and Commander-in -Chief of the Armed Forces assumed duties at the Presidential Secretariat this morning...

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Major General Nirmal Dharmaratne, New DCOS

22nd November 2019 15:00:51 Hours

Major General Nirmal Dharmaratne, New DCOS

Major General Nirmal Dharmaratne this morning (22) assumed office as the new Deputy Chief of Staff (DCOS) of the Sri Lanka Army at the Army Headquarters in Sri Jayewardenepura amid religious observances. The proceedings began after the.....

Sri Lanka’s 7th Executive President Assuring to Unify All under One Flag Takes Oath at Sacred ‘Ruwanweli Maha Seya’ Premises

22nd November 2019 14:00:00 Hours

Sri Lanka’s 7th Executive President Assuring to Unify All under One Flag Takes Oath at Sacred ‘Ruwanweli Maha Seya’ Premises

The historic swearing-in ceremony and the inauguration of the office of the 7th Executive President-elect of Sri Lanka, HE Gotabaya Rajapaksa...

New President in Simple Ceremony amidst Military Honours Assumes Duties at Presidential Secretariat

22nd November 2019 13:00:50 Hours

New President in Simple Ceremony amidst Military Honours Assumes Duties at Presidential Secretariat

Heralding an epoch-making visionary approach for Sri Lanka and her future prosperity, security, reconciliation and sustainable development, the inauguration of the office of HE Gotabaya Rajapaksa....

Situation Report

Three Hand Grenades Found from Abandoned Land in Moratuwa

Three unusable hand grenades have been recovered from an abandoned land in No. 404, Rawatawatte, Moratuwa on Friday evening (04 October). The grenades had been found when the land was being cleaned.

Air Force Bomb Squad had defused these grenades. Moratuwa Police are conducting further investigations.

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Sri Lanka Army shooters who competed in the ‘Australasia Handgun Championship - 2019’ in the Philippines during 10 - 18 November won the Bronze medal (production section) in the practical Pistol Shooting category (women’s).