Life Saving Counter of the Year - 2019


Number of rescued persons - 75

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Number of rescued persons - 44

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Number of rescued persons - 29

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Total for the year 2019

Kerala Cannabis 3.219 Kg
Crystal Methamphetamine (ICE DRUG) 6.225 Mg
Cannabis 3.600 Mg
Heroin 3.670 Mg
Illegal Drug Tablet 438 Nos
Cigarettes Cartoon 13
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Sri Lanka Coast Guard (SLCG) functions under the Ministry of Defence. It is a law enforcement agency at sea. Every Coast Guard officer of the Department of Coast Guard shall be deemed to be a peace officer within the meaning for the purposes of the Code of Criminal Procedure Act No. 15 of 1979. SLCG has been empowered with legal authority to search and arrest ships, craft and personnel engaged in illegal activities in maritime zone of Sri Lanka and constitute legal proceedings against the offenders.


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Maritime Law Enforcement

Law enforcement is one of the primary duties entrusted to Sri Lanka Coast Guard by the ...

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Maritime & Marine Environmental Protection

An oil and chemical spill is one of the most devastating environmental ...

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Maritime Safety

As per the agreements with International Maritime Organization (IMO), the Search and Rescue Region(SRR) allocated to ...

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International Cooperation

Sri Lanka Coast Guard has maintained very effective cooperation, coordination ...

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