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State Intelligence Service (Sri Lanka)


State Intelligence Service (Sri Lanka)

State Intelligence Service
Agency overview
Formed 1984
Preceding Agency Intelligence Services Division, Sri Lanka Police
Jurisdiction Government of Sri Lanka
Headquarters Colombo, Sri Lanka
Minister responsible , Minister of Defence
Agency executive DIG Chandra wakishta, Director
Parent agency Ministry of Defence

The State Intelligence Service (SIS) is an intelligence agency of the Sri Lankan government.[1][2] It is tasked with both internal and external intelligence. It comes directly under the Ministry of Defence and was formally known as the National Intelligence Bureau.


  • History 1
  • Directorates 2
  • Operations 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6


Until 1984, the

  • Over view of the Minister of Defence
  • Tiger terror and Male detour

External links

  1. ^ Slashing of security and the slaying of a politico
  2. ^ Tigers sustain three-pronged strategy
  3. ^ SRI LANKA - A Country Study
  4. ^ [1]


See also

Recently some former LTTE members were captured from South east asian countries and moved to Sri Lanka by State Intelligence Service and Military Intelligence Corps (Sri Lanka) of Sri Lanka Army together

Kumaran Pathmanathan aka KP, who was involved in arms procurement for LTTE, was captured in Malaysia and moved to Sri Lanka via Thailand by This Agency.[4]


  • Directorate of Internal Intelligence
  • Directorate of Foreign Intelligence


It has been since renamed the State Intelligence Service in 2006. [3]

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