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Army HQ Surroundings Illuminated with Attractive 'Poson' Lanterns in 'Poson Zone'

On the eve of the forthcoming commemoration of Poson Full Moon Poya Day, the second most important Buddhist event of the year, being surpassed in importance by Vesak, troops giving prominence to its phenomenal significance, produced 24 mammoth and multi-coloured ‘Poson’ lanterns and decorations with the participation of all 24 Regiments of the Army...

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Well-lit Extended Public Jogging Track Opened under Phase-4

04th June 2020 11:18:40 Hours

Well-lit Extended Public Jogging Track Opened under Phase-4

Transforming the surroundings around the Army Headquarters at Sri Jayawardenepura to be more of people-friendly nature, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army, the brainchild behind the launch of the...

PTF at NOCPCO Evaluates the Status Quo with Experts

03rd June 2020 19:54:49 Hours

PTF at NOCPCO Evaluates the Status Quo with Experts

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) at Rajagiriya National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO), co-headed by Mrs Pavithra Wanniarachchi, Hon Minister of Health, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Head of the NOCPCO,

New Chief of Staff Pays His First Formal Courtesy Call on CDS & Commander of the Army

01st June 2020 22:45:58 Hours

New Chief of Staff Pays His First Formal Courtesy Call on CDS & Commander of the Army

Just hours after assumption of office this morning (1), the newly-appointed Chief of Staff of the Army, Major General Jagath Gunawardena, paid his first formal courtesy call on the Chief of Defence Staff and....

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News Features

SF West Commander Joins Distribution of 500 Relief Packs on account of 'Poson'

03rd June 2020 21:50:41 Hours

SF West Commander Joins Distribution of 500 Relief Packs on account of 'Poson'

On the guidelines given by the Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, the Army Buddhist Association and the Security Force HQ-West on account of the....

New Chief of Staff, Major General Jagath Gunawardena Assumes Office

02nd June 2020 18:00:19 Hours

New Chief of Staff, Major General Jagath Gunawardena Assumes Office

Major General Jagath Gunawardena this morning (01) assumed office as the 55th Chief of Staff of the Army during a simple ceremony at his office in the Army Headquarters, amid religious observances, greetings and....

57 Division's New GOC Takes over Office

02nd June 2020 17:58:13 Hours

57 Division's New GOC Takes over Office

Brigadier D.G.S Senarathyapa of Special Forces assumed duties as the 14thGeneral Officer Commanding (GOC) of the 57 Division HQ under the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi on Monday (01). The newly-appointed General Officer Commanding....

Situation Report

08-01-2019

NORTH: Troops in the general area of NEELUMWILA recovered unusable four anti personnel mines on Monday (7).

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The Commander Security Forces - East and Colonel of the Regiment Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) Major General Rasika Fernando recently admired and appreciated the performances of the SLNG Regimental Judo team who have been retaining the Army Championship title in the past 18 years without a break. Presenting gift vouchers to all in the team as well as coaches during a brief ceremony....