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Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army made his formal courtesy call on the newly appointed Secretary Defence, Mr Kapila Waidyaratne at the latter’s office in the Ministry of Defence (MoD) Thursday (20) morning.

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Swiss Ambassador Pays Courtesy Call on Commander

20th July 2017 17:40:47 Hours

HE Mr Heinz Walker - Nederkoorn, Ambassador of Switzerland for Sri Lanka made a courtesy call on the new Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake on Thursday (20) at the Army Headquarters Colombo. During the cordial meeting, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake......

Second Phase of Army-Launched Training Sessions on ‘Agriculture’ Begins

20th July 2017 15:18:04 Hours

Directorate of Agriculture and Livestock of the Army to be in line with the government declared national drive, the ‘Year for Eradication of Poverty’ has introduced a comprehensive educative programme for farming communities..........

Elite SF Underwater Combat Warriors Pass Out in Colourful Ceremony

19th July 2017 18:57:20 Hours

The newly-established state-of-the-art Special Force Combat Diving Training School (SFCDTS) of the Army at Nayaru, Mullaittivu presented badges of proficiency to a batch of 38......

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News Features

New House for Needy Family thru Army Coordination

20th July 2017 18:31:55 Hours

Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) coordinated the construction of a new house for a needy family at Maithreegama, Welikanda after a request to that effect was made by Meerigama ‘Gauthama Daruwo Arya Foundation’, the sponsors for the project.

New Water Facility Installed for Students at Navatkuli Maha Vidyalaya

19th July 2017 16:39:24 Hours

Troops of the 522 Brigade of the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J), consequent upon a request, put up a new drinking water facility in Navatkuli Maha Vidyalaya premises on the guidelines......

256 New SLCMP Recruits to Take Up Island-Wide Duties

19th July 2017 16:26:29 Hours

One more batch of 256 new recruits to the Sri Lanka Corps of Military Police (SLCMP) upon completion of their Provost Course - No. 71 passed out during a recent Passing Out Parade (POP), held at School of Military Police, Girithale.

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NORTH: De-mining group recovered three anti personnel mines from THENNAMARAWADY area on Wednesday (19).

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The finals in the Inter Regiment Cricket Tournament (‘B’ group) - 2017 concluded Thursday (18) at Panagoda cricket grounds giving the win to Gemunu Watch (GW) cricketers of the Army.