Header

Sri Lanka Army

Defenders of the Nation

News Features

  • NCOs Follow Leadership Development Course

    05th December 2018 13:23:50 Hours

    NCOs Follow Leadership Development Course

    Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West)-organized two-month long course on ‘Leadership and Professional Skills Development’ ended on Friday (30) at 58 Division Headquarters in Boossa. Organized under the guidance of Major General Sathyapriya Liyanage, Commander, Security Forces....

  • Army-Initiated ‘Sri Lanka Handball Fiesta - 2018’ Begins

    04th December 2018 19:09:07 Hours

    Army-Initiated ‘Sri Lanka Handball Fiesta - 2018’ Begins

    Sri Lanka Army Handball Committee for the first time in its history launched the maiden ‘Sri Lanka Handball Fiesta - 2018’ on Tuesday (4) at the Panagoda Indoor Stadium with 23 Men’s island-wide teams and 5 Women's sides. Major General Bimal Vidanage, Quarter Master General of the Sri Lanka Army...

  • East Commander Pays Field Visits to Under Command Formations

    04th December 2018 11:09:07 Hours

    East Commander Pays Field Visits to Under Command Formations

    Major General Aruna Jayasekera, Commander, Security Forces - East (SF-E) upon his assumption of office made his maiden visits to the Headquarters under the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) on Friday (30). On arrival at 23 Division premises in Punani, Commander SF-E was received...

  • Major General T. Sivashanmugam (Retd) Passes Away

    03rd December 2018 17:34:56 Hours

    Major General T. Sivashanmugam (Retd) Passes Away

    Major General T. Sivashanmugam (Retd) of the Army passed away on Saturday (1) while receiving treatment at the Colombo Army Hospital. He was the 1st Regimental Commandant of the Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps (SLAOC), 1st Major General of the SLAOC, 1st Major General...

  • SLNG Wins Army Judo Championship – 2018

    03rd December 2018 16:50:56 Hours

    SLNG Wins Army Judo Championship – 2018

    The finals in the Army Inter Regiment Judo Championship - 2018 and the prize awarding ceremony was held on Friday (30) at Panagoda Army Cantonment gymnasium.

  • More Incentives for Needy Students Organized by SFHQ-W

    03rd December 2018 16:34:56 Hours

    More Incentives for Needy Students Organized by SFHQ-W

    Taking one more initiative for the betterment of needy students in far remote schools in the Wanni region, Security Force Headquarters - Wanni (SFHQ-W) on the guidelines given by Major General Kumudu Perera, Commander, Security Forces - Wanni (SF-W) took an initiative to get one more stock of school...

  • Bangladesh DSCSC Team Goes to Kandy

    03rd December 2018 14:15:31 Hours

    Bangladesh DSCSC Team Goes to Kandy

    The 26-member student officer delegation of the Bangladesh Defence Services Command & Staff College (DSCSC) during their recent tour in Sri Lanka paid their homage to the Temple of Tooth Relic (Sri Dalada Maligawa) on Wednesday (28).

  • New 14 GOC Visits 143 Brigade & 16 GR

    03rd December 2018 14:00:31 Hours

    New 14 GOC Visits 143 Brigade & 16 GR

    The newly-appointed 14 Division, General Officer Commanding (GOC), Brigadier Chula Abeynayake on Friday (30) paid his first visit to 143 Brigade and 16 Gajaba Regiment (GR) camps in Puttalam as a familiarization assignment.

  • 3000 Hambantota Students Get Educational Accessories

    03rd December 2018 13:55:31 Hours

    3000 Hambantota Students Get Educational Accessories

    Over 3000 students of low-income groups in Hambantota District during a ceremony at Bandagiriya Maha Vidyalaya on Friday (30) received school accessories as stimulants for studies, following coordination done by the 122 Brigade Headquarters of the Security Force Headquarters - Central (SFHQ-Cen).

  • Kilinochchi Troops Join ‘Music Therapy’ Session

    02nd December 2018 05:05:13 Hours

    Kilinochchi Troops Join ‘Music Therapy’ Session

    An awareness programme on ‘Music Therapy’ was conducted at the Nelum Piyasa auditorium in Kilinochchi on the instructions of Major General Ralph Nugera, Commander, Security Forces - Kilinochchi (SF-KLN) on Friday (30).