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  • Security &; Police chiefs meet Trincomalee leaders

    CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF, COMMANDERS OF THE ARMED FORCES and the Inspector General of Police, in order to take stock of security developments in Trincomalee and its suburbs on Monday (09) met a cross section of religious leaders, politicians and members of civil organizations after a brief tour in the area with a view to defusing tension in the area and seeking remedial measures.
  • Australian Deputy High Commissioner meets Commander

    Deputy High Commissioner for Australia Mr. Matthew Hyndes on Tuesday (10) morning had a cordial audience with the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Sarath Fonseka, at the latter's office at Army Headquarters.
  • New Ruse by Tigers Seeking HRC Help to Escape

    A 37-YEAR-OLD father of three children who operated in Jaffna area as an LTTE intelligence cadre has reportedly sought assistance of the Jaffna Human Right Commission (HRC) claiming that he was under death threats, but subsequent follow - up of his conduct proved that his house was used as a storage of arms, ammunition, explosives and warlike items for the LTTE.
  • UK General Rose calls on Defence Minister and Security Defence

    UK General Sir Michael Rose KCB CBE DSO QGM (Retd), now a reputed writer and widely traveled lecturer on 'Peace-keeping' during a brief visit to Sri Lanka recently, paid courtesy calls on Minister of Defence Hon. Thilak Marapana and the Commander of the Army Lt. Gen. L. P Balagalle RWP RSP VSV USP ndc IG.