The Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Sri Lanka, Yury Materiy paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy, Vice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe at the Naval Headquarters on 16th November.
Malaysian security and enforcement personnel will undergo sea combat training in Sri Lanka to strengthen and upgrade their skills in maritime security control, Malaysian Newspaper New Straits Times reported today.
The Disaster Management Center (DMC) says that there is absolutely no threat of a Tsunami on any coastal area of Sri Lanka and urged the public not to panic over false rumors claimed by some other persons.
The Royal Australian Navy Ship ‘HMAS Newcastle’ arrived at the port of Colombo on a goodwill visit today (14th Nov.). Sri Lanka Navy welcomed the visiting ship in accordance with naval traditions, upon her arrival. The vessel with a length of 138.1 m and width of 14.3 m is manned by a crew of 184. The displacement of the ‘Newcastle’ is 4,200 tons.
Sri Lanka is currently drafting legislation and preparing a mechanism to prevent illegal immigration and promote the border security, Chief of Prime Minister's Staff, Law and Order and the Southern Development Minister Sagala Ratnayaka said today (14th Nov.).