Developments - Defence

25
April

The initiative by the Faculty of Management and Finance of the University of Colombo is an exemplary response by the tertiary education system to current needs and priorities in the country, Professor G.L. Peiris, Minister of External Affairs, declared in his address at the inaugural ceremony of the Master of Business Administration (International Business) degree programme, held at the BMICH recently.

24
April

In an effort to reduce fuel consumption and increase the use of sails and wind power and also to ensure the security of fishermen in mid-sea, Cey-Nor has launched a project to manufacture multi-day sailing vessels. This was stated by Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development Dr. Rajitha Senarathne at a recent discussion held in the ministry.

24
April

The income from the export of fish in the year 2010 was 19,834 million rupees while in 2011 the income was 21,876 million rupees. It rose to 26,363 million rupees in 2012 with a considerable increase even on that figure to 31,792 million rupees, showing a record increase of 21%. This was stated by Dr. Rajitha Senarathne, Minister of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Development at a special discussion held in the ministry recently.

23
April

The 21 member Pakistani National Defence University (NDU) delegation called on Chief of Defence Staff, General Jagath Jayasuriya at his office on Tuesday (22).

23
April


The Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) refuting certain media reports which highlight that the EPF has made billions of losses by investing in the stock market stated yesterday that the institution's profits in the five years from 2009 to 2013 exceeds  Rs.558 billion.

23
April

Sri Lanka  became the first South Asian country to access an innovative form of World Bank financing that provides immediate payouts after a major catastrophe such as a tsunami, cyclone or flood.

17
April

Secretary Defence and Urban Development Mr. Gotabaya Rajapaksa attended the 14th Defence Services Asia Exhibition and Conference currently underway in Malaysia. The DSA is one of the top five defence shows in the world. Attending the Putrajaya Forum 2014, which is being held as a part of the DSA from 14th to 18th at the Putra World Trade Centre Secretary Defence today addressed the august gathering (16th April) on the 'Influence of Non-State Actors and their Impact on Global Security'.

17
April

The Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake together with senior officers on Wednesday  morning (16) inaugurated the first formal working day of the New Year at Army Headquarters during a brief ceremony.

16
April

Commander and all ranks of Security Force - Jaffna (SF - J), in keeping with age old Sinhala and Hindu New Year traditions, celebrated this most significant cultural festival of the year at Headquarters SF - J on April 14th.

16
April

Children of Konapulam had a day full of fun when the 513 Brigade assisted by the 14th Gemunu Watch (14 GW) organized a New Year festival on Monday (14) at Konapulam grounds.

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