Institute of National Security Studies Sri Lanka (INSSSL) is the premier National Security Think Tank of Sri Lanka established under the Ministry of Defence.
The Institute of National Security Studies(INSSSL) is the premier
national security think tank of Sri Lanka under the Ministry of
Defence, established to understand the security environment and to
work with government to craft evidence based policy options and
strategies for debate and discussion to ensure national security. The
institute will conduct a broad array of national security research for
the Ministry of Defence.
Its Vision is "To improve policy and decision making through high quality research and analysis with excellence".
Its Mission is "From high quality research to continuously support ministry of defence in formulating and executing strategic plans and policies for a secure, safe and sovereign country with territorial integrity"
INSSSL is setup with the objectives:
The Board of Governors include His Excellency the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa President/Patron of INSSSL, Chairman of the Institute is the Secretary of Defence along with other board members including Chief of Defense Staff and Commanders of the three Armed Forces. INSSSL Director General is Admiral Professor Jayanath Colombage.