Sri Lanka Army

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  • Shramadana Campaign on Good Friday

    Officers and Other Ranks of the Forward Maintenance Area (FMA) of the  57 Division and all under command units in the Security Force Headquarters- Kilinochchi  organized a Shramadana Campaign at St' Theresa's Church premises in Kilinochchi  on Good Friday(03) with the assistance of the Parish Priest at St' Theresa's Church,  Kilinochchi.
  • Royal College Felicitates Two of Her Proud Old Boys; Army Commander & Navy Commander

    A CEREMONY was organized by Royal College Colombo on Tuesday (04) to felicitate two of its proud products, Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya and Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral Thisara Samarasinghe, who played a pivotal role in fighting terrorism during victoriously concluded Wanni Humanitarian war. These two distinguished old Royalists were received at the entrance by the principal of the college and accompanied to the College War Memorial in a colourful procession preceded by the College Cadet Band. After paying floral tribute to the fallen old Royalists who laid their lives for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the motherland, two military chiefs were honoured by Royal Scouts with Grand Yell.

  • East Troops Indulge in Community Projects

    With the coordination of the staff of the Medical Officer’s of Health (MOH) in Pulipanchikal, the troops of 232 Brigade organized a medical clinic and awareness programme at Pulipanchikal Vidyalayam on Saturday (5). The programme provided medical assistance to more than 650 villagers in Pulukadu, Pondukachchena, Muruthana, Akrana, Kiliveddi, Koralaweli and Kudumbimalai.
  • Vavuniya Marks Women's Day with Leadership and Dress Making Workshops

    A leadership training workshop was conducted for Tamil and Muslim students in Vavuniya District recently. The two-day workshop held at Tamil Maha Vidyalaya in Vavuniya was organized by the 211 Brigade to mark the International Women’s Day. The workshop covered a wide area of........
  • All Set for Colombo's Exclusive Cat Walk Parade; 'Camouflage': Fashion's Frontline

    Viru Daru Society, the organization that creates an optimal environment for recognizing, developing, and nurturing the strengths and talents of children belonging to Army Families, organizes ‘Camouflage’: Fashion’s Frontline, the Fashion Show with a difference, to generate funds to provide scholarships for the children of......
  • Pakistan Army Chief's Visit Postponed

    The visit of General Raheel Sharif, Chief of the Army Staff of Pakistan and his delegation, scheduled on 19 June 2014 has been postponed due to unavoidable commitments in Pakistan.     
  • Pakistan's Army Chief at SLMA Gifts Horses for Training Purposes

    Symbolizing the continuing goodwill and cooperation between the Pakistan Army and the Sri Lanka Army, General Raheel Sharif, Chief of the Army Staff of Pakistan Army on Saturday (06) afternoon gifted eight horses of high breed to Diyatalawa Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) for training purposes during a simple ceremony......
  • Troops Find 1000 GPMG Ammo Rounds

    NORTH: ARMY troops continuing their search and clear operations in the general areas of MANNAR, KADIRANKULAM, PULLAYANPOKKANAI, WERAVIL, TAPPUKULAM, UDAYARKATTUKULAM and PUTHUKKUDIYIRUPPU on Thursday (10) recovered one T-56 weapon, fifty-three hand grenades, two 120 mm mortar bombs, forty-eight 60 mm mortar bombs, ten 60 mm mortar illuminating bombs, nine 60 mm mortar fuses, one hundred and six 60 mm mortar high explosive bombs, 1 kg of C-4 explosives, two electric detonators, sixty-four Rocket Propelled Grenades.....

  • Final Arrangements of the Viru Daru Walk Discussed

    People’s Bank, the sponsors of the second ‘Viru Daru Walk’, (Stride II), scheduled for Saturday (13) at Colombo Galle Face green had a round of discussions regarding final touches of the arrangement on Friday (5). The meeting, attended by Mrs Manjulika Jayasuriya, President, Seva Vanitha Army Branch (SVAB), Ms Deshani Jayasuriya, Chairperson.............