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  • ‘Army Para Games 2017’ Begins in a Glittering Ceremony

    22nd November 2017 14:45:14 Hours

    More than 450 differently-able War Heroes who had sacrificed their legs and limbs in the fight against the 30-year long War for Peace this morning (22) began to showcase their multiple sport talents in the Sri Lanka Army Para Games 2017 tournament, inaugurated by the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake.

  • MIC Regimental Headquarters Greets Commander During His Formal Visit

    17th November 2017 19:40:27 Hours

    Sri Lanka Army Military Intelligence Corps (MIC) Regimental Headquarters at Karandeniya on Friday (17) extended a red carpet welcome to the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake who was making his first formal visit to the MIC Headquarters after he assumed office.

  • SLE 66th Anniversary Celebrations Prioritize Offer of Floral Tributes to Fallen War Heroes

    11th November 2017 23:20:06 Hours

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, himself from the same Regiment as the Chief Guest at the invitation of the SLE Colonel Commandant, Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe joined the final segment of the anniversary events, in which the pride of place, went to commemoration of all fallen SLE War Heroes and opening of a new Convention Centre at the SLE Regimental headquarters this evening (11).

  • Poppy Ceremony Salutes Fallen War Veterans at Cenotaph

    11th November 2017 17:41:40 Hours

    ‘Remembrance Day’ and Poppy ceremony, staged every year by the Sri Lanka Ex-Servicemen’s Association (SLESA), got underway at Viharamaha Devi Park, Colombo 7 this morning (11). Hon. Karu Jayasuriya, Speaker of the Parliament took part in the commemorative ceremony as the Chief Guest and paid floral tributes to the memory of all fallen war veterans, including those killed in World Wars.

  • “No War Hero would be Subjected to Appear before Any Foreign Tribunals” - President Assures Meeting Army Personnel

    09th November 2017 21:41:06 Hours

    HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, perhaps making a record for the first time in the annals of the Army history addressed a representative gathering of more than 350 Commanding Officers (COs), Adjutants and Regimental Sergeant Majors (RSMs) of the Army this evening (9) at the Colombo Army Hospital auditorium.

  • Commander Takes a Look at Mali Bound Army Contingent-Owned Equipment Set to Sail

    07th November 2017 16:15:53 Hours

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army Tuesday (7) afternoon went to the Colombo port in order to see for himself how the Army’s Mali-bound consignment of Contingent Owned Equipment (COE), was being loaded to the vessel, scheduled to set sail in a day or two.

  • New Navy Commander Meets His Army Counterpart During Courtesy Call

    06th November 2017 15:50:03 Hours

    The newly-appointed 22nd Commander of the Sri Lanka Navy Vice Admiral Sirimevan Ranasinghe WWV RWP USP ndc psc AOWC this morning (6) paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at the Army Headquarters.

  • Aesthetic Talents of Differently-able War Heroes Exposed at Mega Exhibition

    01st November 2017 22:52:40 Hours

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, recognizing inborn aesthetic talents of differently-able War Heroes this evening (1) inaugurated a mega exhibition of handicrafts, art work and sculpture, produced by those War Heroes still under recuperation and rehabilitation at J.D.A Perera Gallery, Colombo 7.

  • Commander Meets Troops at the SFHQ-E

    28th October 2017 19:10:33 Hours

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army on Saturday (28), making his formal visit to the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) met a representative gathering of Officers and Other Ranks and exchanged views on different welfare aspects of the troops after receiving an update.

  • Commander Launches ‘Ranaviru Haritha Arana’ Tree Planting Drive to Support ‘Wana Ropa’

    27th October 2017 15:45:01 Hours

    The Army-initiated ‘Ranaviru Haritha Arana’ programme, to be in consistent with the ongoing national ‘Wana Ropa’ project, declared by HE the President in accordance with ‘Haritha Gammana’ concept, got to a formal start this morning (27) in the Army farm at Kandakadu, Kantale by planting some 1500 saplings of rare species.