Defence.lk


Defence.lk

Defence.lk is the official web portal of the Ministry of Defence of Sri Lanka.[1] As of May 22, 2009, it is Sri Lanka's 7th most viewed web site,[2] with an average daily hit rate of over 8.8 million.[3]

According to latest analysis, the website has also become the most popular Sri Lankan news website at present. With the Sri Lankan Armed Forces achieving their victory at Kilinochchi on 2 January 2009, the website received 13 million hits within a few hours, the highest number of hits ever received by a locally hosted website.[citation needed]

Mission

Another of Defence Secretary (Gotabaya Rajapaksa), the website was launched in April 2006 to provide up to date news and views related to national defence matters.

The mission statement that currently appears on the website is " Formulation and execution of strategies with regard to defence and safeguarding territorial integrity and sovereignty of Sri Lanka."[4]

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