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  • PAKISTAN MILITARY ACADEMY HONOURS VISITING GENERAL SHAVENDRA SILVA

    28th May 2021 21:03:46 Hours

    The Pakistan Military Academy at Kakul (PMA), similar in function to Sandhurst or West Point and provides training to the officers of Pakistan Army and Allied countries which also has the capacity to train 2000 guest officers from foreign organizations recently laid a red carpet military reception to General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army when he made a formal visit to the location at the invitation of Major General Omer Bokhari, Commandant, PMA during his stay in Pakistan to attend the Pakistan Day as Guest of Honour.

  • DIRECTOR GENERAL OF CIVIL SECURITY DEPARTMENT CALLS ON CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF

    28th May 2021 21:03:44 Hours

    Newly appointed Director General of the Civil Security Department, Rear Admiral Ananda Peiris (redt), RSP*, VSV, USP, ndc, psc, DISS called on the Chief of Defence Staff Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff (OCDS), at BMICH on 17th January 2019. This marks the new CSD DG 's first official meeting with the Chief of Defence Staff since assuming duty on 06th December 2019.

  • CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF CALLS ON THE HON PRIME MINISTER

    28th May 2021 21:03:44 Hours

    The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne paid a courtesy call on the Hon. Mahinda Rajapaksa, Prime Minister of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka today (29th November) at the Prime Minister 's Office. During this official meeting, the CDS conveyed his best wishes to the Prime Minster and pledged his unconditional support in ensuring national security concerns of the government.

  • INDIAN CHIEF OF THE NAVAL STAFF CALLS ON CDS

    28th May 2021 21:03:44 Hours

    Chief of Naval Staff of the Indian Navy, Admiral Karambir Singh, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Defence Staff, Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne this morning (20th December, 2019) while on a four day official visit in Sri Lanka.\r\n\r\nA cordial discussion was held between to the two officials on matters of bilateral interests particularly on the maritime sphere.

  • MANAGING DIRECTOR OF NRTC PAKISTAN CALLS ON CDS

    28th May 2021 21:03:44 Hours

    The Managing Director of National Radio and Telecommunication Corporation (NRTC) Pakistan, Brigadier Tofique Ahmed paid a courtesy call on the Chief of Defence Staff, Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne today (27th December) at the Office of the Chief of Defence Staff.

  • CDS MAKES A FAREWELL CALL ON THE PRIME MINSTER

    28th May 2021 21:03:44 Hours

    The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne made a farewell call on the Hon. Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa today at Temple Trees.

  • CDS MAKES A FAREWELL CALL ON THE SECRETARY DEFENCE

    28th May 2021 21:03:44 Hours

    The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne made a farewell call on the Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Major General (Rtd) Kamal Gunaratne today at the Ministry of Defence.

  • TRI SERVICES SALUTES OUTGOING CDS

    28th May 2021 21:03:44 Hours

    Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne, the highest ranking military officer in the Sri Lankan Armed Forces relinquished duties as the Chief of Defence Staff this morning (31st Dec).\r\n\r\nHe was accorded a Tri Services Guard of honour at BMICH premises. Tri Services Commanders, Acting Inspector General of Police and senior military officers also attended the ceremony.

  • A DELEGATION OF RUSSIAN COUNTER TERRORISM EXPERTS CALLS ON CDS

    28th May 2021 21:03:44 Hours

    As an outcome of the meeting held between the Chief of Defence Staff, Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne and the Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Russian Federation, General Valery Gerasimov on 26th June in Moscow, a five member delegation of Russian Counter Terrorism experts arrived in Sri Lanka today (02nd December) to share their knowledge and experience with the Sri Lankan Military personnel on countering IS terrorism in Syria .

  • REMEMBRANCE DAY CEREMONY HELD AT CENOTAPH WAR MEMORIAL, VIHARAMAHADEVI PARK

    28th May 2021 21:03:44 Hours

    The annual 'Armed Forces Remembrance Day ' ceremony to commemorate fallen war heroes who paid the supreme sacrifice was held under the patronage of the Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, General SHS Kottegoda (Rtd) at the Cenotaph War Memorial of the Viharamahadevi Park today (10th November). The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne was also present on this occasion.