INDIAN CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF CALLS-ON CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF

The Indian Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat who is currently on an official visit to the island 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) at BMICH, today (14th May, 2018).

A cordial discussion was held between the two officials on matters of mutual defence cooperation includ....

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POLAND DEFENCE ATTACHE CALLS-ON THE CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF

The Defence, Military, Naval and Air Attache of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in India accredited to Sri Lanka, Colonel Slawomir Koltun 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) today (09th May, 2018).

Colonel Slawomir is due to complete his tenure of diplomatic service as a D....

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INDIAN COAST GUARD CHIEF PAYS COURTESY CALL ON CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF

Director General Rajendra Singh of the Indian Coast Guard 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 BMICH, this evening ( 09th May, 2018).

Director General Rajendra Singh is currently in the island on an official visit to attend the 3rd round of High Level meeting between the Sri ....

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CDS MEETS KEY MILITARY CHIEFS AT THE 16 DSA EXHIBITION IN MALAYSIA

Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne met with key military Chiefs at the 16 edition of the Defence Services Asia Exhibition and Conference (DSA) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia recently.

During the international Defence exhibition held from 16 - 19 April, Chief of Defence Staff, Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne met with his Malaysian, Pakistan and Singapore counte....

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ADMIRAL RAVINDRA WIJEGUNARATNE CHIEF GUEST AT 'FOX HILL SUPERCROSS 2018'

Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne was the Chief Guest at the Fox 'Hill Supercross 2018' held on Saturday (21 April, 2018) at Diyatalawa.

Fox Hill Supercross is the most anticipated motor sport event in the country and is held for the 26 consecutive year since its inauguration in 1993.

This year's motor rally consisted of 12 motor car and ....

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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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OCDS CO-HOSTS REGIONAL SEMINAR ON 'INCREASING WOMEN IN UN PEACEKEEPING OPERATIONS'

The Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) in collaboration with the Canadian High Commission in Sri Lanka and the Association of War Affected Women (AWAW) successfully held a three day regional seminar in Colombo recently.

Themed 'Increasing Women in UN Peacekeeping Operations', the seminar was held from 08 to 10 March, 2018 at the Hilton Colombo. The seminar provided opportun....

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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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