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Minnerya 'Home of Infantry' Receives New Facelift & Joins Planting of Mango Saplings

The Infantry Training Centre (ITC) at Minneriya, the Army's 'Home of Infantry' extended a warm welcome to Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army when he arrived there on Saturday (24) in connection with new inaguration of tree-planting and unveiling of a new entrance gateway at the invitation of Major General Champaka Ranasinghe, Commandant, ITC. A drive-past Guard Turnout saluted the day's Chief Guest as he entered the premises in keeping with military traditions.

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Strategies Need Constant Reviewing as Numbers Rise - NOCPCO Meeting was Told

25th October 2020 17:43:58 Hours

Strategies Need Constant Reviewing as Numbers Rise - NOCPCO Meeting was Told

A special discussion, held this morning (25) at National Operations Centre for Prevention of COVID- 19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) evaluated the status quo of the epidemic dwelt extensively on the emergence of new clusters...

Retiring Commandant SLAVF, Major General Ruwan Wanigasoriya’s Service Hailed

25th October 2020 00:49:47 Hours

Retiring Commandant SLAVF, Major General Ruwan Wanigasoriya’s Service Hailed

Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva on Friday (23) extended his best wishes to retiring Major General Ruwan Wanigasooriya, Commandant, SLAVF...

Major General Keerthi Costa’s Service to the Army Lauded

25th October 2020 00:22:47 Hours

Major General Keerthi Costa’s Service to the Army Lauded

Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army on Friday (23) invited Major General Keerthi Costa, Commander, Security Forces - Central to the Army HQ on the eve of the latter’s retirement from the Army...

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Retiring Major General Shantha Rajakaruna Receives Best Wishes

24th October 2020 08:55:17 Hours

Retiring Major General Shantha  Rajakaruna Receives Best Wishes

Retiring Major General Shantha Rajakaruna, Commandant, (Chief Executive Officer) at Ranaviru Apparels at Yakkala received appreciative commendation from the Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva...

New Wanni Commander Takes Over Duties

24th October 2020 07:55:17 Hours

New Wanni Commander Takes Over Duties

A formal military ceremony to mark the assumption of office of the new Commander Security Forces - Wanni, Major General Priyantha Perera took place on Friday (23). He is the 21st Commander, Security Forces -Wanni.

Wanni Commander Relinquishes to Take over New Appointment

24th October 2020 06:55:17 Hours

Wanni Commander Relinquishes to Take over New Appointment

Major General Dhammika Jayasinghe, Commander, Security Forces - Wanni relinquished his duties on Thursday (22) in order to take over new duties shortly as the Commandant of Sri Lanka Army Volunteer Force.

Situation Report

23-09-2020

NORTH: Demining groups recovered forty unserviceable Anti Personnel mines (Rangan99) from KANKANIKULAM on Wednesday (23).

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The closing ceremony of the Inter Regiment Taekwondo tournament of the Army took place on 24 September at Panagoda Army Sports Complex. Sri Lanka Army Service Corps (SLASC) players clinched the Championship and Military Intelligence Corps (MIC) players were declared the runners up in the Inter Regiment Taekwondo tournament.