CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF PAYS HONOUR TO WAR HEROES

Chief of Defence Staff Air Chief Marshal KA Gunatilleke paid honours to all war heroes of Army, Navy, Air Force and Police who made the supreme sacrifice during the war at war heroes' Memorial at Battaramulla on the evening of 15 June 2017 on his retirement. Mrs. Roshani Gunatilleke also joined the honours by placing floral wreaths in front of the Ranaviru Memorial. ....

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TRI SERVICES SALUTES OUTGOING CDS

Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Air Chief Marshal Kolitha A Gunatilleke, the highest ranking military officer in the Sri Lankan Armed Forces relinquished duties as the Chief of Defence Staff this morning (15th June 2017).

He was accorded a Tri Services Guard of honour at MOD premises. The Chief of Defence Staff was accompanied by Director General Coordinating Air Vice Marshal AH Wije....

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CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF PAYS FAREWELL VISITS TO TRI FORCES AND POLICE HEADQUARTERS

Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Kolitha A Gunatilleke paid farewell visits to Army, Navy, Air Force and Police Headquarters today (14th June 2017), on his relinquishment of duties as the Chief of Defence Staff. He was accorded with Guards of Honors on his arrival to respective Headquarters.

Official plaques were exchanged between the Chief of Defence Staff and the Command....

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CHIEF OF THE NAVAL STAFF OF THE PAKISTAN NAVY CALLED ON THE CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF

Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah NI (M), Chief of the Naval Staff of the Pakistan Navy called on the Chief of Defence Staff Air Chief Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff on 12th June 2017.

During this cordial discussion, Chief of Defence Staff and the Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah NI (M) shared thoughts of military history of both countries and exchanged v....

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THE HIGH COMMISSIONER OF PAKISTAN PAYS A FAREWELL CALL ON CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF

The outgoing High Commissioner of Pakistan in Sri Lanka, His Excellency Major General (Retired) Syed Shakeel Hussain paid a farewell call on the Chief of Defence Staff Air Chief Marshal Kolitha Gunatilleke at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff in Colombo on 05 May 2017.

During the cordial discussion, the CDS and HE the High Commissioner recalled the longstanding relations bet....

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LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP FOR UNIT COMMANDERS 2/2016


The second Leadership Workshop for Unit Commanders for the year 2016 developed by the Intercontinental Institute of Human Resource Management (IIHRM) under the guidance of the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff was successfully conducted from 5th to 9th September 2016 at the Auditorium RHQ SLAC. Senior officers from the Tri Services, functioning as Unit Commanders or equivalent appointmen....

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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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A DELEGATION FROM UNITED STATES OF AMERICA VISITS THE OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF

A four member delegation of State Department Democracy, Human Rights and Labour (DRL) from United States of America headed by Ms. Carmela Conroy, Director South and Central Asia, DRL visited the Office of the Chief of the Defence Staff on 07th April 2016.

The delegation participated for a meeting with Chief of Staff, Director General General Staff and a cross section of Director Ge....

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ISLAND WIDE SPECIAL MOSQUITO CONTROL PROGRAMME CONCLUDED SUCCESSFULLY

Due to current increased trend of Dengue transmission, Island wide special mosquito control programme was jointly conducted by the National Dengue Control Unit - Ministry of Health with the support of Tri Services, Police and the Civil Defence Department from 29th March to 04th April 2016.

Over 631,416 premises were inspected during this programme and 135,188 premises had been identif....

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CAPACITY BUILDING SESSION - ADVANCE PROGRAMME 1/2016

The first Capacity Building Session - Advance Programme for the year 2016 planed by Sri Lanka Foundation under the guidance of the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) was successfully conducted from 28th March to 01st April 2016 at the Auditorium at RHQ SLAC. Thirty senior officers from the Tri services in the rank of Lieutenant Colonel equivalent participated at the workshop.

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