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  • 5th Annual South Asian Civil Affairs Seminar Begins

    08th August 2017 21:58:47 Hours

    The 5th annual Advanced South Asia’s Regional Civil Affairs Seminar - 2017, organized jointly by the Army Directorate of Psychological Operations and the US Embassy of Sri Lanka was inaugurated this morning (8) at Hotel Taj Samudra, Colombo.

  • Sri Lanka Army Shooters in Czech Republic Shine with Many Medals

    05th August 2017 12:05:46 Hours

    Sri Lanka Army shooters who competed in the International Metallic Silhouette Shooting Union (IMSSU) tournament won 10 Gold medals, 2 Silver medals and 11 Bronze medals under Small bore open sight light rifle, Small bore open sight silhouette rifle...........

  • Army Initiative Gets 75 More Push Bicycles to Students in Kilinochchi

    04th August 2017 22:47:11 Hours

    ‘Guna Jaya Sathuta Padanama’ (Foundation of Goodness) of Mr Kusil Gunasekara which has been generous in providing push bicycles to needy school children in North and East for last couple of years, once again donated a stock of 75 push bicycles ......

  • Army Initiative Gets Reverse Osmosis Plant for Aluth-Halmillewa Civilians

    04th August 2017 21:24:11 Hours

    An invaluable donation of a Riverse Osmosis (RO) plant to fulfil the requirement of clean drinking water in Aluth-Halmillewa Vidyalaya in Aluth - Halmillewa area took place on Thursday (03) in a simple ceremony.

  • US Defence Attaché Visits SFHQ-W & SFHQ-MLT

    04th August 2017 19:00:42 Hours

    The newly-appointed Defence Attaché at the US Embassy in Sri Lanka, Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Hess paid a courtesy calls on the Commander, Security Forces – Wanni (SF-W), Major General Kumudu Perera recently at the Security Force Headquarters – Wanni (SFHQ-W).

  • Kanduboda Practitioners Train Service Personnel for Meditation

    04th August 2017 18:56:58 Hours

    A programme that has been devised by Directorate of Psychological Operations at the Army Headquarters to elevate the spiritual standards as well as mental peace among hardworking service Officers and Other Ranks, .........

  • New ARTRAC Commander Assumes Duties

    03rd August 2017 19:25:14 Hours

    Major General Dananjith Karunaratne, the newly-appointed Commander of the Sri Lanka Army Training Command (ARTRAC) at Diyatalawa assumed office during a brief ceremony on Tuesday (1). Brigadier Nanda Hathurusinghe, Brigadier ARTRAC Training welcomed.....

  • US Deputy Chief of Mission & Defence Attaché Meet Commander, SF-Jaffna

    03rd August 2017 14:56:59 Hours

    US Deputy Chief of Mission in Sri Lanka Mr Robert Hilton during a tour to the north paid a courtesy call at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) on July (31) and met Major General Darshana Hettiarachchi, Commander, Security Forces - Jaffna.

  • AAPTC Commandants’ Conference Second Session Begins

    02nd August 2017 14:50:28 Hours

    Three-day sessions of the 9th Asia-Pacific Peace-keeping Training Centre (APPTC), Commandants’ Conference, themed ‘Challenges of Developing a Robust Peacekeeping Mindset’ and the Annual General Meeting.....

  • 35 More Potential Army Retirees Receive NVQ Certificates at CAVT

    02nd August 2017 14:49:32 Hours

    A batch of 35 more potential Army retirees who underwent vocational training at the Centre for Army Vocational Training (CAVT) at Kalaoya, Saliyawewa received their proficiency certificates and passed out as tradesmen on Tuesday (1).