CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF PAYS A COURTESY CALL ON THE SECRETARY DEFENCE

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne paid a courtesy call on the Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Mr. Hemasiri Fernando today (12th November) at the Ministry of Defence.

During this official meeting, the CDS conveyed his best wishes to the Secretary Defence on his appointment and pledged his unconditional support in ensuring national security concerns of th....

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SPECIAL BOAT SQUADRON CELEBRATES 25TH ANNIVERSARY..

Members of Special Boat Squadron of Sri Lanka Navy proudly celebrated its 25th Anniversary on 09th November 2018 at Special Boat Squadron Headquarters, Trincomalee which was formed on 08th November 1993 co-founded by the present Chief of Defence Staff, Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne.

The ceremony was began with overnight Pirith Chanting on 09th November 2018 followed by Alms Giving ....

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ADMIRAL RAVINDRA C. WIJEGUNARATNE WV, RWP & BAR, RSP, VSV, USP, NDC, PSN, MPHIL COMPLETED 38 YEARS IN UNIFORM.

The Chief of Defence Staff of Sri Lanka, Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne is the longest serving and senior most military officer in the country having completed 38 years of service by 1st November 2018.

Admiral Ravindra (Ravi) Wijegunaratne is a product of the Royal College, Colombo 7 and excelled both in academics and extracurricular activities to be one of the most outstanding st....

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CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF PAYS A COURTESY CALL ON THE HON PRIME MINISTER

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne paid a courtesy call on the Hon. Mahinda Rajapaksa, Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka today (29th October) at the Prime Minister's Office. During this official meeting, the CDS conveyed his best wishes to the Prime Minster and pledged his unconditional support in ensuring national security concerns of th....

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ADMIRAL RAVI WIJEGUNARATNE CHALLENGE TROPHY COMPETITION


"Admiral Ravi Wijegunaratne Challenge Trophy to select best Sea Scout Patrol of Royal College Colombo Scout Troop was held at Sri Lanka Navy Complex, Walisara, Ragama on 21st October 2018. A day long competitions/activities on Leadership, Naval Knowledge, Knots/Splices, First Aid, Map Reading, Semaphore Signalling and Boat Handling were held to select the best Sea Scout Patrol.

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DIRECTOR GENERAL OF INSTITUTE OF STRATEGIC STUDIES RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS (ISSRA), NATIONAL DEFENCE UNIVERSITY, PAKISTAN CALLS ON COS

Major General Muhammad Samrez Salik, Director General of the Institute of Strategic Studies Research and Analysis (ISSRA), National Defence University, Pakistan paid a courtesy call with the Chief of Staff, Major General Nirmal Dharmaratne on 13th September 2018 at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) at the BMICH.

A cordial discussion was held between the officials....

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PROJECT MANAGEMENT COURSE FOR TRI SERVICES OFFICERS FROM UNIVERSITY OF SRI JAYEWARDENEPURA

The Office of the Chief of Defence Staff in collaboration with the University of Sri Jayewardenepura organized a 10 day training programme on Project Management for the middle grade officers of the Tri Services.

The programme was held from 26.02.2018 - 10.03.2018 and the certificate awarding ceremony was held on 08.08.2010 at Munasinghe Hall of the Faculty of Management Studies a....

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UK GOVERNMENT SPONSORED DEFENCE AND SECURITY COURSE FOR SENIOR STAFF OFFICERS CONCLUDES

The two week long Managing Defence in the Wider Security Context (MDWSC) export course sponsored by the United Kingdom in collaboration with the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) concluded on Friday (25th May, 2018).

The course was held from 14th to 25th May, 2018 culminating with the awarding of certificates to the participants at the Movenpick Hotel at Colpetty.
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OCDS CONDUCTS ADVANCE CBRNE PREVENTATIVE AND RESPONDER COURSE FOR TRI-SERVICES

The Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) in collaboration with the National Authority for the Implementation of Chemical Weapons Convention, the Sri Lanka Atomic Energy Board and the Country Office for the World Health Organization (WHO) conducted a five day 'Advance Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear and Explosive materials (CBRNE) Preventative and Responder Course', for Tri-Services....

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CDS COMMENDS PO ADIKARI FOR STUNNING PERFORMANCES AT ‘NAVY CUP -2018’ JET SKI CHAMPIONSHIP

Petty Officer AMK Adikari of the Sri Lanka Navy, Special Boat Squadron (SBS) who secured two 1st place podium finishes at the 'Navy Cup - 2018, Jet Ski Championship', was commended for his outstanding performances by the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS), today (23rd April, 2018).

Petty Officer Adikari w....

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