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  • MINUSMA Force Commander Speaks High of Professional Commitment of Sri Lankan UN Peacekeepers

    2023-06-30 15:10:43

    MINUSMA Force Commander Speaks High of Professional Commitment of Sri Lankan UN Peacekeepers

    Major General M.G.W.W.W.M.C.B Wickramasinghe RWP RSP ndu psc, Director General General Staff (DGGS) of the Army currently in Mali on a reconnaissance visit as the special representative of the Commander of the Army, prior to the new deployment of the CCC-B1 contingent for peacekeeping in the United Nations (UN) Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) later in September, this year had a fruitful dialogue with Brigadier General Meunier Jean-Michel, Mission Chief of Staff at MINUSMA Headquarters in Bamako on Thursday (29).

  • Sri Lankan Army Officers Continue Meetings in Mali

    2023-06-30 14:10:43

    Sri Lankan Army Officers Continue Meetings in Mali

    During the visit to Mali, Major General M.G.W.W.W.M.C.B Wickramasinghe RWP RSP ndu psc, Director General General Staff (DGGS), together with Colonel S.W.P.M.H.R Senadheera RWP USP psc, designate Contingent Commander Combat Convoy Company - B1 (CCC- B1) for the UN Peace-Keeping Mission in the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) on Tuesday (27) met the East Sector Commander MINUSMA Brigadier General Harendra Pratak at the Chief of Mission Support Center, Gao and Ms Asha Kin, Head of Logistics inside the Egypt Camp where the new CCC - B1 contingent of Sri Lanka were to be deployed by September 2023 as planned.

  • SLFPC in Lebanon Competes in Marathon

    2023-06-27 22:06:00

    SLFPC in Lebanon Competes in Marathon

    The Annual ISF Half Marathon organized by the General Directorate of the Internal Security Forces (ISF) under the supervision of the Lebanese Athletics Federation and the Director General of the Internal Security Forces in Beirut, Lebanon got underway on Sunday (11 June).

  • More Women Peacekeepers, Now Trained at IPSOTSL

    2023-06-27 21:53:21

    More Women Peacekeepers, Now Trained at IPSOTSL

    Combat Convoy Company (CCC) Pre-deployment Training Course Level B-I (Female) for United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) concluded at the Institute of Peace Support Operations Training Sri Lanka (IPSOTSL) on Tuesday (27) upon completion of 14 days.

  • SLFPC Team in UNIFIL Swimming Competition Does Well

    2023-06-26 21:08:04

    SLFPC Team in UNIFIL Swimming Competition Does Well

    The annual ‘Open Swimming Competition’ organized by the Sri Lankan Force Protection Company (SLFPC) in the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) got underway during 25-26 May 2023 at the UNIFIL Headquarters...

  • 5th Army Contingent Ready for Departure to Serve UN in MINUSMA

    2023-06-23 19:28:57

    5th  Army Contingent Ready for Departure to Serve UN in MINUSMA

    The 5th Combat Convoy Company (CCC), now ready to undertake UN Peacekeeping Mission responsibilities in the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) before their departure from the country presented a ceremonial salute to Lieutenant General Vikum Liyanage RWP RSP ndu, Commander of the Army at the Regimental Headquarters parade ground of Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) in Ambepussa on Friday (23).

  • SLFPC Joins Exercise ‘Steel Storm I - 2023’ in Lebanon

    2023-06-20 20:04:14

    SLFPC Joins Exercise ‘Steel Storm I - 2023’ in Lebanon

    The biannual ‘Exercise Steel Storm I - 2023’, the joint live firing Exercise among the United Nations Interim Force units in Lebanon (UNIFIL) and the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) got underway in the firing range of South Naqoura camp in Lebanon during 05 - 09 June, intended to practise fire support procedures to be in line with UN laid guidelines.

  • UNIFIL Deputy Force Commander Calls at SLFPC Camp in Lebanon

    2023-06-20 19:50:23

    UNIFIL Deputy Force Commander Calls at SLFPC Camp in Lebanon

    Brigadier General Chok Bahadur Dhakal, the Deputy Force Commander (DFC) of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) made an official visit to the Sri Lankan Force Protection Company (SLFPC) in Naquora...

  • Female Badminton Players in UNIFIL Secures Silver Trophy & Medals

    2023-06-14 18:40:31

    Female Badminton Players in UNIFIL Secures Silver Trophy & Medals

    Female badminton players of the Sri Lankan Force Protection Company (SLFPC) of the Force Headquarters Support Unit (FHQSU) competing in the Welfare & Recreation Committee of the United

  • 4th CCC in Mali Recovers an Improvised Explosive Device

    2023-06-14 18:31:22

    4th CCC in Mali Recovers an Improvised Explosive Device

    The Search and Detection team of the 4th Combat Convoy Company (CCC) of the Sri Lankan Army in Mali under the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA)