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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OUTGOING AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE ADVISER CALLS ON CDS

Outgoing Defence Adviser to the Australian High Commission in Sri Lanka, Captain Jason Sears paid a courtesy call on Chief of Defence Staff, Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne today (12th January,2018).

The courtesy call was made at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) at the BMICH.

The incoming Australian Defence Adviser Group Captain Sean Unwin was also prese....

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CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF ATTENDS THE 2ND TEHRAN SECURITY CONFERENCE

Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne, the Chief of Defence Staff attended the 2nd Tehran Security Conference in the Iranian capital Tehran on Monday (08th January 2018).

This year's conference was held under the theme "Regional Security in West Asia: Emerging Challenges and Trends".

Over two hundred Iranian and foreign political, defence and analysts from 49 Asian and Eu....

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INDIAN CHIEF OF AIR STAFF, AIR CHIEF MARSHAL BS DHANOA CALLS-ON CDS

The Indian Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne, at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) at the BIMCH today (11th December, 2017).

A cordial discussion was held between the two officials on matters of bilateral interests and significance e....

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MAJ GEN NIRMAL DHARMARATNE APPOINTED CHIEF OF STAFF (COS) AT OCDS

Major General Nirmal Ajith Dharmaratne WWV, RWP, RSP, MSc(SL), MSc(USA), psc. AMIPM(SL) assumed office as the Chief of Staff at the OCDS this morning(14th December, 2017).

Prior being appointed to the new office, Maj Gen Nirmal Dharmaratne was serving as the Director General, General Services(DGGS) at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff(OCDS).

During his 30 odd yea....

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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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