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Chief of Defence Staff and Army Commander Shavendra Silva said the tri-services once again shouldering the national responsibility of containing any possible transmission of deadly 'Covid-19' (Coronavirus) in the country in close collaboration with authorities in the Ministry of Health & Indigenous Medical Services and the Ministry of Defence have now finalised arrangements to quarantine foreigners and Sri Lankans arriving here after accommodating at least 2000 to 2500 of them for a fortnight in two improvised quarantine Centres in Punani and Kandakadu, in addition to planned accommodation of 300 more in Diyatalawa as well in the event of any emergency. (

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  • country man Tuesday, 10 March 2020 07:10 AM


    Mahesh Tuesday, 10 March 2020 07:28 AM

    Fat military for everything now? My motherland looks less like a democracy and more like Myanmar’s junta now.... well done

    cheers Tuesday, 10 March 2020 07:50 AM

    Brilliant work Shavendra and the Army

    eresh S kumara Tuesday, 10 March 2020 11:45 AM

    Any time at your service .Respect Sri lankan Army

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