JOINT COMMANDER OF THE FRENCH FORCES CALLS ON THE CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF

Joint Commander of the French Forces deployed in the Indian Ocean and French Joint Forces in the UAE, Rear Admiral Didier Platon, called on the Chief of Defence Staff Air Chief Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff on 29 November 2016.

Rear Admiral Platon was accompanied by His Excellency Jean-Marin Schub, Ambassador of France to Sri Lanka, Mrs. Isa....

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CHIEF OF THE NAVAL STAFF OF INDIAN NAVY CALLS ON CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF

Chief of the Naval Staff of Indian Navy, Admiral Sunil Lanba, called on the Chief of Defence Staff Air Chief Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff on 29 November 2016.

During the cordial discussion, Chief of Defence Staff and the Indian Naval Chief shared thoughts of military history of both countries and exchanged views on matters of bilateral int....

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FIJIAN MILITARY DELEGATION CALLS ON THE CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF

A four member delegation, headed by Brigadier General (Dr) Aziz Mohammed, Deputy Commander of the Republic of Fijian Military Forces calls on the Chief of Defence Staff Air Chief Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke on 16 November 2016 at the Office of the Chief of the Defence Staff BMICH Colombo.

Head of the delegation was accompanied by Dr. Parakrama Dissanayake, Fijian Honorary Consulate....

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MALDIVIAN DEFENCE CHIEF CALLS ON CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF

Major General Ahemd Shiyam, Chief of Defence Force of Maldives National Defence Force called on the Chief of Defence Staff Air Chief Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff on 7 November 2016.

During this cordial discussion, Chief of Defence Staff and the Maldivian Defence Chief shared thoughts of military history of both countries and exchanged views....

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SWITZERLAND AMBASSADOR CALLS ON CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF


Swiss Ambassador to Sri Lanka, His Excellency Heinz Walker Nederkoorn called on the Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff on 26 October 2016. The Ambassador was accompanied by Colonel General Staff (GS), Christof Gertsch, Defence Attaché' to the Embassy of Switzerland to Sri Lanka and resides in New Delhi.

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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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