Sri Lanka Army

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  • 66 Division Gifts Pooneryn Students with School Stationeries

    21st December 2016 13:41:28 Hours

    66 Division troops in coordination with the Christian Youth Society of Colombo Diocese gave away a large stock of school stationeries to Pooneryn students on Saturday (17) following arrangements made by the 66 Division Headquarters.

  • MSTS Course Attendees Pass Out

    21st December 2016 13:40:47 Hours

    The Passing out Parade (PoP) of the near one-year long Sniper Course No 18 which commenced in April ended on Tuesday (20) at the Field Firing Range (FFR), Diyatalawa.

  • East Commander Familiarizes with Formations in the SFHQ-E

    21st December 2016 13:39:58 Hours

    Commander, Security Forces - East (SF-E), Major General Darshana Hettiarrachchi recently made his first formal visit to the Forward Maintenance Area - East (FMA-E), 3 Engineer Service Regiment (ESR) Headquarters, Minneriya and 5 Sri Lanka Army Medical Corps (SLAMC) Headquarters at Habarana.

  • 24 Division Holds Its Anniversary

    21st December 2016 10:46:50 Hours

    24 Division Headquarters of the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) marked its 3rd Anniversary on Tuesday (20).

  • 66 Div Coordinates Free Distribution of Spectacles to Pooneryn Civilians

    20th December 2016 18:38:20 Hours

    Troops of the 66 Division serving the Security Force Headquarters-Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) coordinated with the ‘Vishwaparamee’ Foundation, Colombo and launched an eye clinic....

  • English Course Held to Enhance Language Skills

    20th December 2016 18:37:08 Hours

    A ceremony was held on Monday (19) to award certificates to officers who have successfully completed the Officers’ English Course No-5 held at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) auditorium.

  • General Amnesty for Absentees Ends on 31 December 2016

    20th December 2016 10:10:00 Hours

    A total of 2494 other rankers and two officers of the Army who are considered as Absent Without Official Leave (AWOL) have been issued with their legal discharge by Tuesday (19) evening under....

  • SLNG Gets New Ambulance

    19th December 2016 17:46:37 Hours

    Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) Regimental Centre on Sunday (18) received further recognition when Dr. Arunasiri Iddamalgoda, Chairperson, GIFU - Sri Lanka Japanese Friendship Association following an initiative of the Colonel of the Regiment Major General A. P. De Z Wickramarathna.

  • New Corporals’ Club Opened

    19th December 2016 17:45:42 Hours

    Troops of the 2(V) Sri Lanka Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (SLEME) of the Security Force Headquarters – Central (SFHQ-C) opened the newly-constructed Corporals’ Club in the 2(V) SLEME camp premises in Diyatalawa on Saturday (17).

  • Army Troops Distribute Fishing Nets

    19th December 2016 17:44:58 Hours

    17 Gajaba Regiment troops in collaboration with the Ministry of Fisheries and Development of Aquatic Resources, Kilinochchi distributed fishing nets among low income 38 fishing families representing 7 fishing communities in Kilinochchi area at the Harmony Center, Kilinochchi on Friday (16).