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  • COMMANDANT, DSCSC CALLS ON THE CDS

    25th June 2022 09:39:33 Hours

    New Commandant of the Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC), Major General B K G M L Rodrigo RSP psc IG paid his maiden courtesy visit to the Chief of Defence Staff, General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc MPhil, on 23 June 2022.

  • CDS CALLS ON MAJ GEN NISHANTHA HERATH

    21st June 2022 15:06:47 Hours

    Chief of Defence Staff General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc Mphil, called on Major General Nishantha Herath RSP USP psc prior to his retirement on 20 June 2022.

  • CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF VISITS THE PRIME MINISTER

    15th June 2022 15:39:50 Hours

    General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc MPhil, upon assuming his new office as the Chief of Defence Staff, paid a courtesy call on honourable Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe at his office on 10 June 2022.

  • OCDS CONDUCTS A TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR TRI SERVICE OFFICERS ON CYBER SECURITY

    28th April 2022 14:56:18 Hours

    Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Computer Emergency Team (SL CERT) successfully conducted a one-day training programme on Cyber Security for Tri Service officers on 27th April 2022 at the Regimental Headquarters of Sri Lanka Armoured Corps, Modara under the guidance of Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc MPhil.

  • NATIONAL VESAK FESTIVAL PREPARATIONS - 2022

    22nd April 2022 10:15:38 Hours

    Initial coordination conference was held at Office of Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS) with Tri Service, Police and Civil Security Department stakeholders to discuss the administrative arrangements of the National Vesak Festival - 2022 which is to be held at Kuragala Ancient Buddhist Monastery.

  • NEW DIRECTOR GENERAL GENERAL STAFF ASSUMED DUTIES AT OFFICE OF CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF OFFICE

    23rd March 2022 17:17:26 Hours

    Major General AC Lamahewa WWV RWP RSP assumed duties on 22nd March 2022 as the 21st Director General General Staff of the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff

  • CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF GREETS TRI SERVICES FOR NEW YEAR 2022

    03rd January 2022 12:35:20 Hours

    At the dawn of the New Year 2022, General Shavendra Silva WWV RWP RSP VSV USP ndc psc MPhil, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army conveyed New Year greetings and best wishes to all ranks serving at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS), the highest military establishment in the country.

  • ORIENTATION PROGRAMME FOR PROSPECTIVE DEFENCE ATTACHES/COUNSELORS CONDUCTED BY OCDS AT THE KDU

    17th December 2021 17:50:27 Hours

    An orientation programme on ‘Defence and Diplomacy’ for the prospective Defence Attachés/Counsellors scheduled to assume duties at the Sri Lanka missions overseas and representatives from friendly foreign nations was commenced from 06th to 10th December 2021 at the General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University.

  • TRI SERVICES COMMEMORATE THE FALLEN BY PLANTING TREES

    03rd November 2021 12:52:04 Hours

    The Ministry of Wild Life and Forest Conservation organized a tree planting campaign in coordination with the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff at a selected site of Ipalogama Reserve, in Puttalum District on 23rd October 2021 under the National Tree Planting Programme ‘Husma Dena Thuru’ in commemoration of the brave war heroes of our country for their gallantry, invaluable sacrifices and selfless dedication.

  • NEW CHIEF OF STAFF AT OFFICE OF THE CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF ASSUMES OFFICE

    07th October 2021 20:56:49 Hours

    Major General DMAP Dissanayake RWP RSP USP ndu IG of the Sri Lanka Artillery Regiment took over duties on 04th October 2021 as the 14th Chief of Staff at the Office of the Chief Defence Staff.