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'Uttamachara' Pays 'Uttamachara' to Gallantry of PWV War Heroes & Immortalizes their National Sacrifices

Immortalizing the memories of contemporary War Heroes who were posthumously decorated with “Parama Weera Vibhushanaya” (PWV), the highest gallantry award for Sri Lankan Armed Forces, the special publication, “Uttamachara” that documents their warfare achievements, gallantry and bravery in the battlefield for defence of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Motherland, along with the issue of a special Coin, Stamp and a First-day cover was launched this afternoon (22) at a special ceremony, dignified by the presence of HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, the Commander-in-Chief as the Chief Guest at the BMICH.

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News Highlights

More & More NTJ Literature, Grenades & Suspicious Items Recovered

24th May 2019 20:25:24 Hours

More & More NTJ Literature, Grenades & Suspicious Items Recovered

Army troops, together with Policemen continue to conduct search operations with the objective of clearing suspicious locations of explosives and other harmful objects, according to the Headquarters of the....

SLAGSC Moves its Sergeants to New Accommodation & Mess

23rd May 2019 23:37:10 Hours

SLAGSC Moves its Sergeants to New Accommodation & Mess

Sri Lanka Army General Service Corps (SLAGSC) Regimental Headquarters, fulfilling a long-felt need in the premises gifted its Sergeants with a modern two-storied building that can be used by them as a wing for accommodation plus a well-equipped....

10 More Senior Brigadiers Promoted to Next Rank

22nd May 2019 19:44:25 Hours

10 More Senior Brigadiers Promoted to Next Rank

HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces has promoted ten more Senior Brigadiers of the Army to the rank of Major General, states a communiqué issued by the Military Secretariat on Wednesday (22) evening.

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News Features

Directorate of Psychological Operations Educates Public on Security Concerns

24th May 2019 18:31:55 Hours

Directorate of Psychological Operations Educates Public on Security Concerns

In view of the recent upsurge of violence and the birth of Muslim fundamentalism, 14 Division Headquarters of the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) under the guidance of the Directorate of Psychological Operations continued to educate...

Moulavis & Muslim Community Leaders Meet Jaffna Commander

24th May 2019 18:29:27 Hours

Moulavis & Muslim Community Leaders Meet Jaffna Commander

A group of All Ceylon Jamiyathul Ulama Association of Jaffna and Kilinochchi District Chairman Mr S. Sufyan, together with several Moulavis met Major General Dharshana Hettiarrachchi, Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna on Sunday (19) in order to receive an update on the security concerns...

SFHQs Launch 'Dasawarshabhisheka’ Events & Join Peace Walks

23rd May 2019 20:01:10 Hours

SFHQs Launch 'Dasawarshabhisheka’ Events & Join Peace Walks

Troops attached to the island-wide Security Force Headquarters (SFHQs), Divisions, Brigades, Training Schools, Forward Maintenance Area offices and formations in their hundreds joined the 'Dasawarshabisheka' Walk for Peace...

Situation Report

08-01-2019

NORTH: Troops in the general area of NEELUMWILA recovered unusable four anti personnel mines on Monday (7).

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Sri Lanka Army’s sports and athletic skills once again received world-wide recognition during the Asian Weightlifting Championships - 2019 in Ningbo, China (April 18-28) when the weightlifter, Lance Corporal Y.D.I Kumara won a Bronze Medal in Weightlifting (55 kg class), bringing credit and reputation to the Army and the country at large.