NEW AIR FORCE COMMANDER CALLS ON CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF

Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathy who assumed Command as the sixteenth (16th) Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Defence Staff Air Chief Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke, on 21 September 2016.

Air Chief Marshal Gunatilleke extending a warm welcome engaged in a cordial discussion with Air Marshal Jayampathy.

Air Marshal Jayampathy joined the....

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OUTGOING AIR FORCE COMMANDER PAYS A FAREWELL CALL ON CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF

The outgoing Air Force Commander Air Chief Marshal Gagan Bulathsinghala, paid a farewell call on the Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff on 14 September 2016.

The outgoing Air Chief left a complimentary remark in the Visitors' Book and mementoes were also exchanged between both officials to mark the occasion.....

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DIRECTOR GENERAL OF INDIAN COAST GUARD CALLS ON CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF

Director General Rajendra Singh PTM, TM, the Director General of Indian Coast Guard, called on the Chief of Defence Staff Air Chief Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff on 19 August 2016.

During this cordial discussion, Chief of Defence Staff and the Director General of Indian Coast Guard exchanged views on matters of bilateral interest and recalle....

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SECURITY ATTACHE, EMBASSY OF JAPAN IN SRI LANKA CALLS ON CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF

Lieutenant Atsuhiro Morore, Security Attaché to the Embassy of Japan in Sri Lanka called on the Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke, at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff on 18th August 2016.

During the cordial discussion, Lieutenant Atsuhiro Morore and the Chief of Defence Staff exchanged views on matters of bilateral interest and recalled the longs....

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2ND ROUND OF STRATEGIC DISCUSSION BETWEEN THE ARMED FORCES OF INDIA AND SRI LANKA

The 2nd Strategic Discussion between the Armed Forces of India and Sri Lanka was conducted from 13th to 15th July 2016 at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff.

The Indian delegation was headed by Air Marshal AS Bhonsle, Officiating Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee. The Indian delegation consisted of Brigadier SL Joshi, Captain Prakash G....

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LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP FOR UNIT COMMANDERS 2/2016


The second Leadership Workshop for Unit Commanders for the year 2016 developed by the Intercontinental Institute of Human Resource Management (IIHRM) under the guidance of the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff was successfully conducted from 5th to 9th September 2016 at the Auditorium RHQ SLAC. Senior officers from the Tri Services, functioning as Unit Commanders or equivalent appointmen....

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MANAGING DEFENCE IN THE WIDER SECURITY CONTEXT COURSE FOR MIDDLE LEVEL SENIOR OFFICERS

A Governance and Defence Management Programme titled "Managing Defence in the Wider Security Context" (MDWSC) planned by Defence University of United Kingdom under the guidance of the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff was successfully conducted from 6th to 17th June 2016 at the Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSC&SC) Sapugaskanda. Thirty three senior officers from the Tri Services p....

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A DELEGATION FROM UNITED STATES OF AMERICA VISITS THE OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF

A four member delegation of State Department Democracy, Human Rights and Labour (DRL) from United States of America headed by Ms. Carmela Conroy, Director South and Central Asia, DRL visited the Office of the Chief of the Defence Staff on 07th April 2016.

The delegation participated for a meeting with Chief of Staff, Director General General Staff and a cross section of Director Ge....

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ISLAND WIDE SPECIAL MOSQUITO CONTROL PROGRAMME CONCLUDED SUCCESSFULLY

Due to current increased trend of Dengue transmission, Island wide special mosquito control programme was jointly conducted by the National Dengue Control Unit - Ministry of Health with the support of Tri Services, Police and the Civil Defence Department from 29th March to 04th April 2016.

Over 631,416 premises were inspected during this programme and 135,188 premises had been identif....

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CAPACITY BUILDING SESSION - ADVANCE PROGRAMME 1/2016

The first Capacity Building Session - Advance Programme for the year 2016 planed by Sri Lanka Foundation under the guidance of the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) was successfully conducted from 28th March to 01st April 2016 at the Auditorium at RHQ SLAC. Thirty senior officers from the Tri services in the rank of Lieutenant Colonel equivalent participated at the workshop.

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