CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF ATTENDS THE GRADUATION AT DEFENCE SERVICES COMMAND AND STAFF COLLEGE

Student Officers of the tri forces including 14 foreign officers who had successfully completed Course No 12 of the Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) Sapugaskanda received their "psc" qualification at the Graduation Ceremony held at the college auditorium this morning (12th December).

His Excellency Maithripala Sirisena, President of the democratic socialis....

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A DELEGATION FROM NATIONAL DEFENCE UNIVERSITY OF PAKISTAN VISITS OCDS

Brigadier Syed Muhammad Jawad Tariq and Lieutenant Colonel Faisal Karim from the National Defence University (NDU) of Pakistan paid a courtesy call to Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne on 11th December 2018 at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) at BMICH.

The delegation is currently in Sri Lanka on invitation by the CDS to assist formulate the ....

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CDS ADDRESSES THE STUDENT OFFICERS OF DEFENCE SERVICES COMMAND AND STAFF COLLEGE

The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Admiral Ravindra C Wijegunaratne paid a visit to Defence Services Command and Staff College am today (07th December 2018) on invitation of the Commandant.

CDS addressed the Student Officers and enlightened them on "Moulding our Future Military Leaders: Challenges Vs Solution".

The enthusiasm and interest of Student Officers demonstr....

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CHIEF SIGNAL OFFICER OF THE PAKISTAN ARMY CALLS ON CDS

The Chief Signal Officer of the Pakistan Army, Major General Hafeez Ur Rahman paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne on 27th November 2018 at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) at the BMICH.

Brigadier (Retired) Pervaiz Aslam, General Manager IT& Cyber Security, NRTC, Engineer Muhammad Sohail Anjum, Business Developm....

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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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OCDS CONDUCTS CYBER SECURITY PROGRAMME FOR TRI-SERVICES OFFICERS

The Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Readiness Team conducted a training programme on 'Cyber Security' (fundamentals of Internet, Global cyber threats landscape, secure usage of social media and internet, email and mobile device security) for the tri-services personnel on 16th November 2018, at the Regimental Headquarters of the Sri....

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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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