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The new four-star General of the Army, General Crisanthe De Silva was greeted to military honours upon his elevation to the rank of General Wednesday (28) morning at the Ministry of Defence (MoD) grounds in accordance with military formalities.

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President Promotes Commander of the Army to Four Star General Rank & Appoints Him Chief of Defence Staff

28th June 2017 12:29:58 Hours

HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces has promoted the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crisanthe De Silva RWP VSV USP ndu psc, to the rank of General to be effective from Tuesday ............

Troops Douse Fire at Nachchikuda Shop

28th June 2017 12:25:49 Hours

Alert to an SOS of the Mulankavil Police Station, 19 Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) and 11 (V) Gajaba Regiment (GR) troops of the 65 Division of the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) doused a fire that broke out in a private shop at Nachchikuda, Kilinochchi, just a few minutes after Monday (26) midnight.

Outgoing Pakistan High Commission’s Defence Adviser Pays Courtesy Call

23rd June 2017 16:48:06 Hours

The outgoing Defence Adviser at the High Commission of Pakistan in Sri Lanka Colonel Mohammed Rajil Irshad Khan on Friday (23) paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crisanthe De Silva at the Army Headquarters....

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Wanni Troops Coordinate Community Welfare Projects

27th June 2017 14:56:20 Hours

Students and pregnant women, resident in resettled villages of Bogaswewa - 1, Bogaswewa - 2, Nandimithragama, Namalgama and Selalihinigama in Vavuniya area during donation programmes on Friday (23) at Bogaswewa school and the Army common facility hall, received incentives through the coordination......

Mullaittivu SFHQ Marks Its 8th Anniversary

27th June 2017 14:52:08 Hours

Security Force Headquarters - Mullaittivu (SFHQ-MLT) recently marked its eighth anniversary with a series of religious ceremonies and formal events. Buddhist religious observances conducted at Kokilai Sambodhi Viharaya, led by Ven Sri Tissapura Gunarathana Thero, a Hindu Pooja at Uttakarai Sittivinayagar Kovil.......

SLAVF Volleyball & Netball Championships - 2017 Held

26th June 2017 18:14:51 Hours

The Inter Regiment Volleyball Championship and Inter Battalion Netball Championship - 2017 organized by the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) were held during 23-25 June at both Panagoda Army Cantonment Indoor Stadium and Maharagama, National Youth Council premises. The finals of the tournament and prize awarding ceremony....

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28-06-2017

NORTH: On information received, troops in the general area of MULLAITTIVU recovered three hand grenades and one Rocket Propeller Grenade (RPG) on Tuesday (27).

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The Inter Regiment Volleyball Championship and Inter Battalion Netball Championship - 2017 organized by the Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force (SLAVF) were held during 23-25 June at both Panagoda Army Cantonment Indoor Stadium and Maharagama, National Youth Council premises.