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  • The Year's Unforgettable Fund Raising 'Tharu Dilena Reyak' Extravaganza to go on the Boards

    THE much-awaited ‘Tharu Dilena Reyak’, the year’s most memorable fund-raising musical extravaganza, organized by the Seva Vanitha Army Branch (SVAB) for its ‘Abimansala’ (Wellness Resort) at Anuradhapura, commenced its rehearsing programmes under veteran actresses and popular vocalists. Proceeds from the ‘Tharu Dilena Reyak’, the mammoth galaxy of popular artists unprecedented in the history of.....

  • Visiting Pakistan's Senior Army Team Calls on Army Commander

    A visiting four-member military delegation of the Pakistan Army on Thursday (12) paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya at Army Headquarters. The delegation, led by Lieutenant General Ayaz Salim Rana during their goodwill tour, met Mr Gotabaya Rajapaksa, Secretary Defence and Urban Development on Wednesday (11) before their itinerary in Sri Lanka began.

  • Civilians & Students Receive Help From 56 Division & Its Brigades

    56 Division Headquarters with the support of 561 and 563 Brigades recently conducted a series of humanitarian and religious projects in Kokkeliya, Kelebogaswewa and Periyakulam areas. Five school-going children in Kelebogaswewa area under 563 Brigade were offered five scholarships......
  • Jaffna & East SFHQs & 59 Div Mark Army Anniversary

    Several more Army establishments around the country commemorated the 64th Army anniversary and Army Day simultaneously on October 10 at respective places. Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J), adding a new dimension to the anniversary event, donated blood to the Jaffna Teaching Hospital during an arrangement, organized at Army Base Hospital at Palaly. 
  • Outgoing Navy Chief Calls on Commander of the Army

    The outgoing Commander of the Navy Vice Admiral D. W. A. S. Dissanayake Friday (21) morning paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya at Army Headquarters. A drive-past Guard Turnout plus a Guard of Honour greeted him upon his arrival at the Headquarters premises before he was welcomed at the entrance to the Commander’s Secretariat at Army Headquarters.
  • Merry Christmas & Season's Greetings!

    Lieutenant General Daya Ratnayake, Commander of the Army, all Senior Officers, Other Ranks and Members of the Civil Staff Wish our Readers around the World a Merry X’mas !

  • 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.
  • 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).....