Sri Lanka Army

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News Archive

  • Service of Army Civil Employees Appreciated During AGM

    Civil employees serving the Army were delighted to welcome Lieutenant General Crishanthe De Silva, Commander of the Army to the Annual General Meeting of the Army’s Civilians’ Benefit Association (CBA), held at the Public Library auditorium on Friday (12) as the Chief Guest at the invitation of Mr. Gamini Mahagamage, Director, Directorate of Civil Administration of the Army.
  • 14 Div & 143 Brigade Troops Contribute to 'Poson'

    Troops of the 14 Division and the 143 Brigade of the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) contributed to the successful conduct of the Poson ceremony by declaring a Poson Zone under the theme of ‘Mihinthalawai Daham Amawai’ in Bingiriya Dewegiri Purana Viharasthanaya, Chilaw opening  to the general public on Tuesday (2). This Poson Zone will be opened till Saturday (6).
  • SFHQ -“ KLN Officers' Syndicate Presentations Submitted

    Officers of the 20 Gajaba Regiment (GR) and the 4 Military Intelligence Corps (MIC) submitted their ‘syndicate presentations’ separately under the topics of “Islamic State of Iraq and Syria” and “Sri Lankan Model of Deradicalization and its Tool Effectiveness when comparing with Different Methods” on 02 September at the 20 GR Battalion Headquarters and on 05 September at the Security Force Headquarters-Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) respectively.
  • MoD Seva Vanitha Clears Mortgage & Army Seva Vanitha Builds War Hero's House

    The Seva Vanitha Army Branch (SVAB), devoted much to the provision of the needs of battle-injured War Heroes, once again offered its hand of assistance and friendship to one more War Hero at Matale on Friday (11), having built a fully equipped new house for his use. The SVAB funded new house, worth over Rs. 1 million was symbolically handed over to the War Hero, Private T.D.G.D Prabhath Kumara (22) of 9 Gajaba Regiment.....

  • Commander Receives Artificial Limbs for War Heroes from People's Church

    PEOPLE’S Church at Narahenpita, to coincide with the ongoing War Hero week (May 12 - 20), precursor to Thursday’s National Victory Day, was among the latest to pay its gratitude to the invaluable services of troops by donating a stock of artificial legs and limbs for the use of disable War Heroes. Lieutenant General Jagath Jayasuriya, Commander of the Army, gracing the occasion as Chief Guest along with Mrs Manjulika Jayasuriya, President, Seva Vanitha Army Branch....

  • New Strategies to Channel Welfare Work Explored

    A DISCUSSION, aimed at exploring possibilities to well coordinate all welfare roles for War Heroes via one particular channel took place at the Seva Vanitha Army Branch (SVAB) auditorium this morning (21). The discussion, attended by Military Secretary Major General A.W.J.C De Silva, Medical Advisor Major General S.H Munasinghe, Director Additional Welfare, Brigadier E.G Jayakody and Director Rehabilitation Brigadier R.V Samarathunga.......

  • Sangaree Demands Resignation of TNA MPs

    TULF Leader V. Anandasangaree has demanded the resignation of all Tamil National Alliance (TNA) MPs from Parliament for having represented the now defeated LTTE, locally and internationally. "Such persons should no longer represent the Tamil community, and they should now resign and go home", he has told the media.The Tamil National Alliance is the proxy political party of the LTTE. It was formed as an amalgamation of moderate Tamil political parties as well as a number of former rebel groups.

  • Some Foreign Nations Conspire to Give LTTE a Lifeline

    AT a time when the LTTE is breathing its last, some foreign countries are engaged in a conspiracy to give a lifeline to this terrorist movement. These countries support the Government as well as the LTTE simultaneously using their duplicitous character. Steps must be taken to rid this country of terrorism without falling prey to these duplicitous machinations, National Patriotic Movement President Dr. Gunadasa Amarasekera told at a press conference at the head office recently.