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  • Warm welcome to Indian National Defence College delegates

    A group of twenty-one delegates, most of who are course participants at the National Defence College (NDC) of India on an invitation extended to them by the Sri Lanka Army, are now in Sri Lanka as part of their field study tour in the course.
  • Army Commander calls on Indian Defence Minister &; Service Chiefs

    Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shantha Kottegoda, in what was seen as a gesture of goodwill, bilateral understanding and promotion for award of more training opportunities for Sri Lankan soldiers was in India recently on a week-long official tour where he met Indian Defence Minister, Chief of Integrated Defence Staff and Indian Chiefs of the Army, Navy and Air Force.
  • Commander lays foundation stone for new orthodontic clinic

    Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Shantha Kottegoda laid the foundation stone for an orthodontic complex on 16th Friday morning amidst the chanting of seth-pirith in the presence of senior officers of the Sri Lanka Army Medical Corps at Army Headquarters in Colombo.
  • Lance Corporal Razeek salutes the Nation

    Funeral (Jananza) of the Tamil Tiger slain soldier of the Sri Lanka Army Lance Corporal Mohammed Pichchei Mohammed Razeek took place at Madampitiya Muslim burial grounds on Saturday (10 September) morning in keeping with Islamic funeral rites.
  • Medical Corps NCOs' mess receives face-lift

    Renovated Non Commissioned Officers' (NCO) Mess of the 1st Regiment Sri Lanka Army Medical Corps (SLAMC) was opened on 8 September 2005 in the Army Headquarters premises after it was provided with new facilities and other requirements.
  • Tae Kwondo trainees receive their colours

    The Korean Ambassador Mr. Lim Jae Hung and Mrs. Lim Sum Hee were the Chief Guests at the passing-out ceremony of the Tae Kwondo Course 2 trainees, held at the Sri Lanka Army Ordinance Corps Auditorium, Kankesanthurai, Jaffna on Wednesday (22).
  • First Army de-mining team completes their training

    Award of certificates to the first batch of Army personnel, who accomplished the month-long US sponsored Training Course on Humanitarian De-mining project, took place on Tuesday (23) at a fitting ceremony at Embilipitiya Training school of Army Engineering.