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Heralding a new era of agricultural revival, the symbolic handover ceremony of the Army Engineers restored 11th irrigational tank at Ganthalawa, Kantale and a renovated road patch of 5.4 km, took place Friday (21) morning, headed by HE the President Maithripala Sirisena.

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New Chief of Staff Appointed

21st July 2017 18:35:40 Hours

Major General K. A. D Amal Karunasekara has been appointed as the new Chief of Staff of the Army. He is currently serving as the Commandant at Defence Services Command and Staff College, Sapugaskanda.

Army Personnel Actively Participate in ‘Apima Arambamu - Dengue Duralamu’ National Drive

21st July 2017 13:27:29 Hours

More than 1190 Army personnel covering Colombo, Gampaha, Kalutara, Kurunegala, Kandy, Matale, Kegalle, Ratnapura and Galle Districts joined hands with the island-wide mega ‘Apima Arambamu......

47 More Army Engineers Qualify for De-Mining Roles

21st July 2017 13:21:27 Hours

The near two-month long Humanitarian Demining Course No – 34 of the Engineer Brigade of the Corps of Sri Lanka Engineers (SLE), attended by 1 Officer and 46 Other Rankers at Engineer Brigade Headquarters, Boo Oya, Vavuniya ended on Saturday (15).

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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.

6th CAVT Mobile Eye Clinic Distributes Free Spectacles

20th July 2017 18:30:24 Hours

The Centre for Army Vocational Training (CAVT) at Saliyawewa, launching its 6th mobile eye clinic project with the support of Kandy Opticians (Pvt) Ltd at Warawewa Siddartha welfare community hall distributed 284 pairs of spectacles among.....

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......

Situation Report


NORTH: Troops in the general area of VAVUNIYA recovered twenty anti personnel mines, six 60 mm mortar bombs and one 81 mm mortar bomb on Friday (21).

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Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) in collaboration with the former Vice Chairman of the Sri Lanka Basketball Federation, Mr Ajith Kuruppu with the assistance of national level coaches have joined hands to impart knowledge and experiences of school basketball players and military basketball players in Kilinochchi area by inaugurating a Basketball Coaching Camp during July 14 - 16 at 7th Battalion of Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) Basketball court.