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  • Sri Lanka Army, Determined to Re-build the Nation Marks Its 62nd Anniversary & Army Day

    Sri Lanka Army, now emerged as a force to reckon with as much-respected saviour of the Nation Monday (10) morning marked its 62nd Anniversary and Army Day during a colourful parade at CR & FC grounds, Colombo 7. Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya, Commander of the Army Monday (10) morning graced the peak of the day’s anniversary events as Chief Guest in the company of a large gathering of senior officers.
  • Australian Defence Attaché Greets Commander

    Defence Attaché of the High Commission of Australia, Captain Jason Sears Monday (14) morning paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva at the Army Headquarters. During their brief meeting, both of them recalling bonds of goodwill and excellent relations, exchanged views on matters of mutual interest and bilateral importance.
  • Panagoda Army Service Centre Opened

    Enabling all Army vehicles operating in Colombo and suburbs to receive servicing, the Sri Lanka Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (SLEME) workshop at Panagoda, opened its new Service Center a few days ago in line with the Commander’s directions for establishment of such centers at major island-wide formations. Panagoda new service center, set up by the Directorate of Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (DEME) ....
  • Watareka Students Receive Gift Parcels from the Army

    AS PART of the social services programmes being conducted by the Army, Security Forces Headquarters - South (SFHQ-S) in Panagoda sponsored donation of exercises books and other educational equipment to 50 students selected from poverty-stricken families in Watareka, Meegoda. The donation was organized by the Chief Priest at Sri Punyaloka Temple in Watareka, Meegoda as a part of the Army’s community.....

  • 'Those Involving in Undisciplined Acts will be Expelled from the Army' - Commander

    ‘You must be the most disciplined person in the whole of the country and should never commit any undisciplined act since everything in the Army depends on strict discipline. Those engaged in most serious disciplinary violations will be expelled from the Army, and all attempts should be made to lead others in the correct path, if not ensure that they are.....

  • Target for Production of 500 Beds Achieved at New 'Ordnance Factory' at Dombagoda

    Achieving a given target within 15 days of its inception, the Army’s newest ‘Ordnance Factory’ at Dombagoda, Horana that saw its birth as an exceptional concept of the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake on September 1, 2014, formally handed over its first consignment of 500 steel beds to its architect at.......
  • Exercise - Cormorant Strike IV - 2013 Kicks Off From Ellewewa

    The Army’s fourth mock ‘Exercise - Cormorant Strike IV – 2013,’ attended by 2698 tri-service personnel and 40 foreign military participants and observers in the east of Sri Lanka is now in full swing after it kicked off on Wednesday (11). Foreign military participants and observers arrived at Minneriya Exercise Operation Headquarters on Wednesday (11).....
  • Inter Regiment Athletic Championship Ends with New National & Army Records

    The closing ceremony of the 52nd Inter Regiment Athletics Championship of the Army and award of trophies to winners, took place at the Sugathadasa National Stadium Thursday (27) evening during a grand and wonderful ceremony. Organized by the Army Athletics Committee, chaired by Major General Amal Karunasekara, the closing ceremony was graced by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva as the Chief Guest.
  • Preparatory Phases of forthcoming 'Ex-Cormorant Strike V-2014' Now, On

    The preparatory phases of the annual joint military ‘Exercise - Cormorant Strike V - 2014’, with more than 2500 tri-service personnel participating, together with foreign military participants and observers, have now set in  from Mannar, Wanni, Matale and several other locations in the East under the command of Brigadier A.M.R Dharmasiri, Exercise Director.