NEW RESIDENT DEFENCE ADVISOR OF UNITED KINGDOM CALLS ON CDS

New resident Defence Advisor (DA) at the British High Commission in Sri Lanka, Colonel David Ashman paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Defence Staff, Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne today (17th January) at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) at BMICH.

The outgoing non resident Defence Adviser, Group Captain Frazer Nicholson who is based in New Delhi India was also ....

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COMMANDER OF THE NAVY CALLS ON CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF

The newly appointed Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva called on the Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff(OCDS), at BMICH today (07 January 2019).

This marks the new Navy Chief's first official meeting with the Chief of Defence Staff since assuming duty as the 23rd Commander of the Navy on 1st January 2019....

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CDS APPRECIATES FLOOD RELIEF WORK BY SF (MULLATIVU) AND SF ( KILLINOCHCHI) FOR SAVING CIVILIAN LIVES

CDS APPRECIATES FLOOD RELIEF WORK BY SF (MULLATIVU) AND SF (KILLINOCHCHI) FOR SAVING CIVILIAN LIVES....

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OUTGOING COMMANDER OF THE NAVY MEETS CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF

The outgoing Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Admiral SS Ranasinghe, paid a Courtesy Call on the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Admiral RC Wijegunaratne at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff this evening (31 December 2018).

During the cordial discussion held, Admiral SS Ranasinghe expressed his gratitude and appreciation to CDS for the assistance and cooperation extended in carry....

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CHIEF OF STAFF SUBMARINE FORCES HEADQUARTERS RUSSIAN PACIFIC FLEET CALLS ON CDS

The Chief of Staff Submarine Forces Headquarters Russian Pacific Fleet, Rear Admiral Mikhailov Eduard Evgenievich paid a courtesy call with the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne on 21 December 2018 at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) at the BMICH.

Captain of the 1st rank Aleksei Y. Ulyanenko; Commanding Officer of the Guided Missile Cruiser, ....

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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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