15th August 2017 19:36:34 Hours
“The Colombo Defence Seminar is an attempt to export our experiences and learn theirs since we have a ‘story’ to tell the world year by year after we completed the humanitarian operations. This annual discourse for intellectual brainstorming, designed to discuss a diverse range .......
14th August 2017 19:34:22 Hours
A delegation of course members from Bangladesh’s National Defence College (NDC) currently in Sri Lanka as part of their overseas studies in the curriculum in the South Asian region, paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake this afternoon (14) at the Army Headquarters and received an update on current security concerns and Army roles and tasks.
12th August 2017 23:03:33 Hours
Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) Regimental Headquarters at Weherawaththa, Kurunegala, added an extended new facility complex to it at Heraliyawaththa Saturday morning (12), turning a new leaf of life. The new facility complex consists of a new auditorium complex, a library and .....
12th August 2017 08:27:16 Hours
The fifth annual memorial oration of late General Deshamannya Denis Perera, organized by the Association of Retired Flag Rank Officers (ARFRO), was delivered by Lieutenant General, Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, at the Kotelawala Defence University (KDU) auditorium on Friday (11).
10th August 2017 16:25:40 Hours
To be in line with military formalities, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army Thursday (10) morning paid separate courtesy calls on the Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka and the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Crisanthe De Silva in their respective offices.
08th August 2017 17:06:17 Hours
In what could be considered as a very genuine gesture of deep empathy for others and a symbol of appreciation for the concerns, displayed publicly by the Jaffna High Court Judge when his escorting Police Sergeant, Sarath Hemachandra, was gunned down recently in Jaffna, the deeply-touched soldier-turned Buddhist monk at Buddangala monastery, ......
06th August 2017 22:36:56 Hours
The 25th death anniversary of Late Major General Vijaya Wimalarathne, one of the finest war veterans ever produced by the Gajaba Regiment (GR) of the Sri Lanka Army in contemporary times was held on Sunday (6) at the Gajaba Regiment Headquarters at Saliyapura, Anuradhapura.
04th August 2017 20:18:51 Hours
Committing to the age-old tradition of paying obeisance to the highest seats of Buddhism in Sri Lanka, the new Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake went to ‘Sri Daladha Maligawa’ (Temple of tooth) in Kandy this morning (4) and received blessings of both Malwatte and Asgiriya Maha Nayake Theros (chief prelates) after visiting Malwatte and Asgiriya Vihara premises.
04th August 2017 09:13:48 Hours
Curtains came down Thursday (3) afternoon on the 9th Asia-Pacific Peace-keeping Training Centre (APPTC), Commandants’ Conference sessions at Taj Samudra Hotel, organized by the Institute of Peace Support Operations Training in Sri Lanka (IPSOTSL) of the Army all determined to set the stage for a better productive discourse in the coming years.
01st August 2017 14:23:30 Hours
Three-day sessions of the 9th Asia-Pacific Peace-keeping Training Centre Commandants’ Conference, themed ‘Challenges of Developing a Robust Peacekeeping Mindset’ and the Annual General Meeting of the Association of Asia-Pacific Peace Operations Training Centres (AAPTC), commenced this morning (1) at Hotel Taj Samudra, Colombo, attended by more than 40 foreign delegates and the Commander of the Army..........