REAR ADMIRAL DHIREN VIG CALLS ON CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF

Indian Navy’s, Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Foreign Cooperation & Intelligence ) Rear Admiral Dhiren Vig called-on the Chief of Defence Staff, Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne today ( 07th February, 2018).

The meeting between the two senior military officials were held at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS).

Rear Admiral Dhiren Vig was accompanied....

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SRI LANKA CELEBRATES 70TH INDEPENDENCE IN GRAND SCALE

Sri Lanka celebrated its 70th Independence Day at the Galle Face Green on Sunday, commemorating its independence from British rule on February 04, 1948. The event was held under the patronage of the H.E the President Maithripala Sirisena.

Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex and the Countess of Wessex participated as special invitees representing Queen Elizabeth II for the grand event.

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TURKISH MILITARY ATTACHÉ CALLS-ON CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF



The Turkish Military Attaché in India accredited to Sri Lanka, Colonel Kemal Kahraman made a call on to the Chief of Defence Staff(CDS) Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff(OCDS) today (01st February, 2018).

Colonel Kemal is currently in the island on an official invitation to attned the 70th Independence Day celebrations.

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NEPAL CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF CALLS-ON CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF ADMRIAL WIJEGUNARATNE

General Rajendra Chhetri, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) of the Nepali Army paid a courtesy call with the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) this morning(19th January, 2018).

The Nepal Army Chief was first received by the Chief of Staff of the OCDS, Major General Nirmal Dharmaratne in conformity with m....

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PAKISTAN CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF CALLS-ON CDS ADMIRAL WIJEGUNARATNE

Pakistan Chief of Army Staff(COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa Nishan-I-Imtiaz called-on the Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne today (16th January, 2018).

The meeting between the two senior military officials were held at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) at Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo.

General Qamar Javed was accompanied by Brigad....

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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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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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