BANGLADESH NATIONAL DEFENCE COLLEGE (NDC) DELEGATION VISITS OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF (OCDS)

A delegation of Bangladesh National Defence College (NDC), currently on a study tour in Sri Lanka, headed by Rear Admiral M Anwarul Islam visited the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) on 17th September 2018.

The delegation comprised of 15 Army, 03 Navy, 03 Air Force and 02 Civil Service Officers. The Defence Attache of the High Commission of Bangladesh in Sri Lanka, Commo....

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CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF (CDS) ATTENDS THE SIX HEROIC CADETS' MEMORIAL PARADE IN MEXICO

The Chief of Defence Staff, Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne who is on an official visit to Mexico attended the Six Heroic Cadets' Memorial Parade on 13th of September.

This event is marked to commemorate Ninos Heroes (Spanish) and also known as the Heroic Cadets or Boy Soldiers, the six Mexican teenage military cadets died defending Mexico City's Chapultepec Castle from invading U.S....

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CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF (CDS) LEAVES FOR MEXICO

Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne left the Island today (10th September) to attend the 208th Independence Commemoration Ceremony of United Mexican States representing Sri Lanka from 10 to 17 September 2018, on the invitation of Defence Minister of Mexico, General Salvador Cienfuegos Zepeda.

The 208th Independence Day is celebrated on 16th of September with....

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COMMANDANT, COMMAND AND STAFF COLLEGE OF PAKISTAN PAYS COURTESY CALL ON CDS

The Commandant, Command and Staff College of Pakistan, Major General Sarfraz Ali, who is on an offical visit to Sri Lanka, paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Defence Staff, Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff this morning (07 September 2018).
A cordial discussion was held between the two officials on matters of mutual interests related to defence an....

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SRI LANKA MILITARY BAND PERFORMED IN THE SPASSKAYA TOWER (MOSCOW) INTERNATIONAL MILITARY MUSIC FESTIVAL

"The Sri Lankan Military Band" composed of Sri Lanka Army, Navy and the Air force performed during the 11th International Military Music Festival SPASSKAYA Tower on the Red Square in Moscow, Russia on 19th August to 02nd September 2018, for the first time in history. The Band Masters of Military bands called on CDS today (05th September) on their return to Island.

The Brass....

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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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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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