VISITING INDIAN DELEGATION CALLS ON THE CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF

Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC) of India, Lt. Gen. Podali Shankar Rajeshwar, AVSM, VSM paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne on 08th April 2019 at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) at the BMICH.

Let. Gen Rajeshwar is a member of the delegation headed by the Defence Secretary of....

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48TH PAKISTAN NAVY STAFF COURSE DELEGATION VISITS OCDS

48th Pakistan Navy Staff Course delegation led by Rear Admiral Mirza Foad Amin Baig SI (M) paid an acquaintance visit at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff today (08th April).

The Chief of Defence Staff extended greetings to the delegation and exchanged views on the progress of on-going training programmes of the respective armed forces.

The call-on marked wi....

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“DEFENCE SECRETARY OF INDIA ARRIVES IN SRI LANKA”

The Defence Secretary of India, Mr. Sanjay Mitra along with a delegation comprising five other officials arrived in Sri Lanka today (07th April) on a two-day official visit to participate in the 6th round of India-Sri Lanka Annual Defence Dialogue, scheduled to be held on 08th and 09th April at the Ministry of Defence.

The Chief of Defence Staff, Admiral RC Wijegunaratne with the of....

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SRI LANKA TAKES OVER CHAIRMANSHIP OF NORTH INDIAN OCEAN HYDROGRAPHIC COMMISSION

Sri Lanka took over the Chairmanship of the North Indian Ocean Hydrographic Commission (NIOHC) during the recently concluded its annual meeting held in Muscat, Oman.

Accordingly, Chief Hydrographer of the Navy Rear Admiral Sisira Jayakody took over the helm from Rear Admiral Tim Lowe the Hydrographer of the United Kingdom and will steer NIOHC for the coming year. It is for the first....

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CDS MEETS CDF OF MALAYSIA

"The Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne who was recently on an official visit to Malaysia on the invitation of his Malaysian counterpart to attend the 15th Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA 19), met the Chief of Defence Force of Malaysia General Tan Sri Dato' Seri PanglimaHJ Zulkifli Bin HJ Zainal Abidin at his office on 26th March 2019.
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PETTY OFFICER WEERASINGHE WINS GOLD IN SHOOTING

Petty Officer (SBS) WMJC Weerasinghe who is in the Security Staff of Chief of Defence Staff won the Gold Medal in "Man Vs Man Production" Division at the Sharp Shooter 2019 Level III Championship held from 31st January to 3rd February in the Hill Country Sports Shooting Club Range, Hantane.

Petty Officer Weerasinghe belongs to the Special Boat Squadron of Sri Lanka Navy and is one ....

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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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