Military Spokesman, Brigadier Roshan Seneviratne, said that nearly four thousand five hundred tri forces deserters, who are considered as Absent Without Official Leave (AWOL) have been arrested so far.
The Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel (AOPV) constructed at the Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) for the Sri Lanka Navy, arrived at the Colombo harbour this morning (28th July). The vessel was received by the Navy in compliance with naval traditions.
The Sixth Meeting of the SAARC Ministers of Health, hosted by the Government of Sri Lanka, will be held tomorrow (29th July) at Mt. Lavinia Hotel under the patronage of Minister of Health Dr. Rajitha Senarathne.
European Union said that it had taken note of the European Court of Justice's judgment annulling measures against the LTTE, namely the designation of the LTTE as a terrorist organization and the freezing of LTTE funds.
President Maithripala Sirisena, congratulating the newly elected Indian President Ram Nath Kovind expressed his willingness to work closely with the new Indian President to further develop and strengthen excellent bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries.
A special discussion was held among Defense Secretary, tri forces commanders, IGP, officers of Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ravi Karunanayake yesterday (24th July) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.