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The first formal visit of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake to the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) after he took over as the Army Commander, occurred on Saturday (14).

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Old Anandians (1975-1980) Build School Requirements & Donate Accessories

17th October 2017 15:23:49 Hours

A group of Old Anandians (1975-1980 batch) from Colombo Ananda College, considering much-wanted needs of the students at Kallar Somapura Maha Vidyalaya in Trincomalee recently built a new IT laboratory, library and a shrine in the school compound and donated a large consignment.....

Army Innovations & Products on Display at Techno Sri Lanka 2017

17th October 2017 12:10:45 Hours

Creative soldiers of the Sri Lanka Armoured Corps, Sri Lanka Artillery Regiment, Sri Lanka Corps of Engineers, Sri Lanka Signal Corps, Commando Regiment, Special Forces, Sri Lanka Army Women’s Corps and Infantry Training Centre added their creative skills to the recent ‘Techno Sri Lanka 2017’ Mega Exhibition at the BMICH.....

Bangladesh Defence Adviser Calls on Commander of the Army

16th October 2017 16:35:36 Hours

The Defence Adviser at the Bangladesh High Commission in Sri Lanka, Commodore Syed Maksumul Hakim paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at the Army Headquarters, this evening (16). A cordial discussion was held between both of them on matters of mutual interests.

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New QMG Takes Office

17th October 2017 15:46:21 Hours

The newly-appointed Quarter Master General (QMG) at the Army Headquarters, Major General Bimal Vidanage assumed duties this morning (17) during a simple ceremony amidst Buddhist religious observances. The new QMG signed an official document, signifying the assumption of duties of the new appointment. Several Senior Officers.....

57 Division & 571 Brigade Troops Host Inmates to Lunch at Elders’ Home

16th October 2017 15:41:10 Hours

In parallel with the 68th Army anniversary, 57 Division troops of the Security Force Headquarters – Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) provided a delicious lunch treat to the elders and children at Karunanilayam Ashram in Kilinochchi on the Army Day (Oct 10).

Army Vocational Training Centre Performs Religious Observances on Army Day

16th October 2017 15:28:17 Hours

Two separate religious programmes, organized by the Centre for Army Vocational Training (CAVT) at Saliyawewa, Kalaoya invoked blessings on the 68th Army anniversary on Tuesday (10) at Sri Vijaya Bodhirajarama Temple.....

Situation Report


NORTH: Demining groups recovered fifty-one anti personnel mines and two 81 mm mortar bombs from KATTALADAMPAN and PERIYAMADHU areas on Monday (16).

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First rounds of the Inter Battalion Cricket Tournament held from (6) September to (6) October concluded after selecting 7 battalion teams to vie in the ‘Super Seven’ round. The tournament was organized by the Army Cricket Committee in 20-20 format style with the participation of 192 teams.