Sri Lanka Army

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  • AHQ Greets New Year with Customary Tea Table

    20th April 2018 16:46:39 Hours

    The customary Sinhala and Tamil New Year tea table and get-together at the Army Headquarters (AHQ) got underway Friday (20) morning with Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, gracing the occasion as the Chief Guest.

  • Sri Lankan Army Chief among Invitees at DSA in Malaysia

    17th April 2018 18:17:45 Hours

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army was among one of the distinguished invitees to the ongoing 16th edition of Defence Services Asia (DSA) Exhibition and Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. DSA - 2018 and National Security NATSEC Asia was ceremonially inaugurated on Sunday.....

  • Commander on ‘Nēgam’ to His Mother Regiment at Mattegoda

    16th April 2018 14:32:52 Hours

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, showing his cherished sense of gratitude to his mother Regiment, Sri Lanka Engineers (SLE), visited the 5 Field Sri Lanka Engineers camp complex at Mattegoda on the New Year day (April 14) and joined the observance of New Year rites and rituals in a rare gesture of goodwill and concern to the Sri Lanka Engineers, for which Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake was posted soon after he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant.

  • May Sinhala & Tamil New Year - 2018 Usher in Fresh Thoughts, Happiness & Prosperity !

    13th April 2018 22:00:00 Hours

    Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, all Senior Officers, Officers, Other Rankers and Members of the Civil Staff in the Army wish All of You a very Happy & Prosperous Sinhala & Tamil New Year 2018 !

  • A Record 683 Acres of Land Released to Jaffna People

    13th April 2018 15:38:30 Hours

    In line with the government’s policy of releasing civilians’ land, hitherto used by Jaffna Security Forces, the Sri Lanka Army without compromising national security interests released a record 683 acres of land in Thelippalei Divisional Secretariat area to 964 legal owners during a ceremony, held this morning (13) in the same location, Thelippalei under the auspices of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake and the District Secretary for Jaffna, Mr Nagalingam Vedanayaham.

  • Sec. Defence Lauds SL Army's Honourable Achievements & Assures Best Support

    12th April 2018 13:19:50 Hours

    Mr Kapila Waidyaratne PC, Secretary to the Ministry of Defence gracing the landmark inauguration of the first-ever Directorate of Overseas Operations (DOO) of the Army in Colombo 3 as the Chief Guest underlined that the Sri Lanka Army need not be concerned about 'labels' since it had already proved to the world that what is left for them was only to 'better' it since no task would be 'daunting' to it after restoration of peace in the country.

  • Hennanigala Blossoms with New Year Festivities & Aadivasi Community

    11th April 2018 17:34:13 Hours

    Remote Hennanigala in the East wore Sinhala and Tamil new year festive garbs on Wednesday (11) in close coordination with the Army, 'Wana Arana Foundation' and members of the indigenous community (Aadivasi).

  • New Year Festival Spirits Attract AHQ Officers & Other Rankers at Panagoda

    10th April 2018 19:49:32 Hours

    4 Sri Lanka Artillery grounds at Panagoda Army Cantonment came alive on Tuesday (10) when hundreds of all rankers serving the Army Headquarters (AHQ) throughout the day shared Sinhala and Tamil New Year festive spirits by participating in a wide variety of traditional and fun-making games, typical of this forthcoming age-old festival of the Sun.

  • 196 Elite Special Force Officers & Other Ranks Pass Out in Grand Military Ceremony

    09th April 2018 15:34:55 Hours

    Special Forces Training School (SFTS) at Maduruoya adorned ceremonial garbs Monday (9) morning to wish goodbye and offer its greetings to seven Officers and one hundred eighty-nine Other Ranks of the Army's elite Special Forces (SF) who followed the intensive nine-month long training Course No 48 at SFTS, Maduruoya. They passed out in a glittering ceremony, graced by HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces, accompanied by Secretary to the Ministry of Defence, Mr. Kapila Waidyaratne PC...........

  • ATS M’Oya Recognized with New CIJW Course Badge

    08th April 2018 22:50:50 Hours

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army made his first formal visit to the Army’s one of the renowned academic institutes, the Army Training School (ATS) at Maduru Oya on Sunday (8) and left some memories by inaugurating new accommodation facilities and a few other new features.