SWITZERLAND AMBASSADOR CALLS-ON CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF

Switzerland Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Heniz Walker Nederkoorn called on the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) at BMICH, today (20 April, 2018).

The Ambassador was accompanied by Colonel (GS) ChristofGertsch, Defence Attaché to the Embassy of Switzerland to Sri Lanka (none-resident). A cordial discussio....

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CDS LEADS SRI LANKAN DELEGATION TO THE 16 DEFENCE SERVICES ASIA EXHIBITION (DSA) IN MALAYSIA

Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne is currently leading a high ranking Sri Lankan Defence delegation at the 16 edition of the Defence Services Asia Exhibition and Conference (DSA) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The Defence delegation included Commander of the Army - Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Navy Chief of Staff Rear Admiral Neil Rosayro and Air Force ....

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ADMIRAL RAVINDRA WIJEGUNARATNE CHIEF GUEST AT THE 10TH DEFENCE SERVICES GAMES – 2018

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne declared opened the ‘10th Defence Services Games(DSG) -2018’ hosted by the Sri Lanka Army, yesterday (03rd April, 2018) at the Indoor sports Stadium in the Panagoda Army cantonment.

Admiral Ravindra C Wijegunaratne was received by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the A....

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SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER, U.S PACIFIC COMMAND CALLS-ON CDS

Sergeant Major Anthony A. Spadaro, Command Senior Enlisted Leader for the U.S Pacific Command paid a courtesy call with the Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne this morning ( 3rd April, 2018) at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff(OCDS) at BMICH.

A cordial discussion was held between Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne and Sergeant Major Anthony Spadaro on future....

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ADMIRAL KAWANO CALLS-ON CDS

Chief of Staff, Joint Staff of Japan Self Defence Force Admiral Katsutoshi Kawano paid a courtesy call to the Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) at BMICH this morning (09 March, 2018).

The call-on was preceded by a Tri-Services Guard of Honour presented to Admiral Katsutoshi Kawano at the main ceremonial premise....

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OCDS CO-HOSTS REGIONAL SEMINAR ON 'INCREASING WOMEN IN UN PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS'

The Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) in collaboration with the Canadian High Commission in Sri Lanka and the Association of War Affected Women (AWAW) successfully held a three day regional seminar in Colombo recently.

Themed 'Increasing Women in UN Peacekeeping Operations', the seminar was held from 08 to 10 March, 2018 at the Hilton Colombo. The seminar provided opportun....

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PROGRAMME ON 'SHARING TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE PROCESSES'

The Secretariat for Coordinating Reconciliation Mechanisms (SCRM) organized a programme on 'Sharing Transitional Justice Process' at the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps, Rock House camp at Mutuwal on 17th August 2017.


Fourteen (14) Major General/Brigadier equivalent rank officers from the Army, Navy and Air Force attended the training session. The training session focused on shari....

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TRAINING PROGRAMME ON CYBER SECURITY

The Office of the Chief of Defence Staff with the assistance of Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Team (SL CERT) has successfully conducted a training programme on Cyber Security for Tri Service Officers from 0900 hrs to 1630 hrs on 18 July 2017 at auditorium of RHQ SLAC, Mutuwal. This training programme was focused on creating awareness in Tri Service Officers on basics of Cyber Security and related c....

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CHEMICAL, BIOLOGICAL, RADIOLOGICAL AND NUCLEAR FIRST RESPONDER COURSE

The Office of the Chief of Defence Staff in collaboration with Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Board, National Authority for the Implementation of Chemical Weapons Convention in Sri Lanka and the Country office of World Health Organization has successfully conducted a âChemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) First Responder Courseâ from 15-19 May 2017 at RHQ SLAC Camp Mutuw....

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MANAGING DEFENCE IN A WIDER SECURITY CONTEXT COURSE (MDWSC) AND MILITARY LEGAL COURSE CONDUCTED BY DEFENCE UNIVERSITY OF UNITED KINGDOM

Under the coordination of the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS), Defence University of United Kingdom conducted two courses for the benefit of middle level Senior Officers of the Tri Services at the Cinnamon Grand Hotel Colombo recently.

The first one of the two, Managing Defence in a Wider Security Context Course (MDWSC) which was focused on enhancing the professional kn....

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