The Defence Advisor attached to the Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka, Captain Ashok Rao called on the Commander of the Navy, Vice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe at the Navy Headquarters yesterday (30th Oct.).
Secretary to the Ministry of Defence Kapila Waidyaratne, PC attended the opening session of the second day of the 2017 United Nations Humanitarian Civil-Military Coordination (UN-CMCoord) Course for the Asian Region at the Movenpick Hotel in Colombo, yesterday (30th October).
The statement issued by the Director General of Government Information, Attorney –at Law Sudaarshana Gunawardana on the solutions proposed by the Presidential Committee appointed by President Maithripala Sirisena to solve the problems arisen in the Faculty of Medicine at SAITM
The Presidential Committee to Resolve Issues Related to the Faculty of Medicine of South Asia Institute of Technology and Medicine (SAITM), having considered the recommendations made by numerous stakeholder groups, including the Deans of Faculties of Medicine of all State Universities, has proposed the following proposals to arrive at a permanent solution that is reasonable to all stakeholders and in keeping with Government Policy.
The United States’ Nimitz Carrier Strike Group, which comprises the oldest American aircraft carrier in active service, USS Nimitz, the cruiser USS Princeton, and destroyers USS Howard, USS Shoup, USS Pinckney, and USS Kidd, arrived at the port of Colombo yesterday (28th Oct.).
The hydrographic survey ship of the Indian Navy, INS Sutlej arrived at the Colombo harbour on 26th October in view of conducting the Phase II of the joint oceanographic survey off the coasts of Sri Lanka.