Institute of National Security Studies (INSS) is the premier National Security Think Tank of Sri Lanka established under the Ministry of Defence.
The Institute of National Security Studies(INSS) 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 secure Sri lanka by nurturing visionary,collective,and decisive leaders in security policy and decision making."
Its Mission is "To enhance National Security of Sri Lanka through excellence in research, education,and networking."
INSS is setup with the objectives:
The Board of Governors include His Excellency the President Gotabaya Rajapaksa President/Patron of INSS, 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. INSS Director General is Admiral Professor Jayanath Colombage.