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  • Brig Manjula Karunaratne, New Commander of the Artillery Brigade

    15th May 2019 15:51:42 Hours

    Brig Manjula Karunaratne, New Commander of the Artillery Brigade

    Brigadier Manjula Karunaratne assumed office as the 20th Commander of the Artillery Brigade on Monday (13) during a brief ceremony at the Panagoda Sri Lanka Artillery Brigade Headquarters. He was formerly the Deputy Commandant at the Officer...

  • Central Province War Hero Ceremony Gets Underway at Mailapitiya

    15th May 2019 15:20:56 Hours

    Central Province War Hero Ceremony Gets Underway at Mailapitiya

    Troops serving the 11 Division Headquarters in Kandy under the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-Cen) on Tuesday (14) had a separate National War Heroes day (Ranaviru Day) commemoration ceremony...

  • CIRCULATION OF VIDEO CLIPS & PHOTOS

    15th May 2019 11:04:39 Hours

    CIRCULATION OF VIDEO CLIPS & PHOTOS

    The attention of the Sri Lanka Army has been drawn to a video clip where a person dressed in uniform similar to that of the Army was watching while a group of violent saboteurs were in action in the general area of Thunmodara.

  • Commander Assures Stern Action against Trouble-Makers

    14th May 2019 14:36:59 Hours

    Commander Assures Stern Action against Trouble-Makers

    In the wake of reported violence in some areas, the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake in a hard-hitting statement announces that the armed forces would not hesitate to use minimum or maximum force to stem any violence.

  • Commander Shares Views with ‘Sirasa TV’

    14th May 2019 13:29:47 Hours

    Commander Shares Views with ‘Sirasa TV’

    Here follows an interview given to the ‘Sirasa TV’ by Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, telecast on Monday (13).

  • TNA Parliamentarian Commends Wanni Troops

    14th May 2019 12:40:53 Hours

    TNA Parliamentarian Commends Wanni Troops

    Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Wanni District Member of Parliament (MP) Hon Charles Nirmalanadhan met Major General Kumudu Perera, Commander, Security Forces....

  • Wanni Troops Get Drinking Water for Nawakkulam Families

    13th May 2019 18:21:05 Hours

    Wanni Troops Get Drinking Water for Nawakkulam Families

    A group of philanthropists at the request of the Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) offered their generosity and installed a tube well for drinking water....

  • Army Initiative Gets Sanitary Facilities for Kilinochchi Students

    13th May 2019 17:28:37 Hours

    Army Initiative Gets Sanitary Facilities for Kilinochchi Students

    Students at Nagendra Vidyalaya in Poliyanpokkane Grama Niladari Division and Thambirasa Primary School in Punnaniravi Grama Niladari Division in Kilinochchi, following initiatives taken by the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) received two separate sanitary complexes with sponsorship provided...

  • New DG Training Takes Office

    13th May 2019 16:54:02 Hours

    New DG Training Takes Office

    Major General T.S Bansajaya, the newly-appointed Director General Training of the Army assumed office recently during a simple ceremony amid blessings of major religious faiths. He succeeded Major General Aruna Wanniarachchi who retired from the Army after an exemplary service of more than 30 years. Upon arrival at his office, Major General T.S Bansajaya participated...

  • Sri Lanka Army Chief Says Threat of More Islamist Militant Attacks Contained

    13th May 2019 15:52:53 Hours

    Sri Lanka Army Chief Says Threat of More Islamist Militant Attacks Contained

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army in an interview given to Reuters reassures that normalcy has been brought back without any second round of militant attacks and said investigators had established that the plotters had links to Islamic State. Here follows the full interview: