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  • Students of SLE War Heroes Given Incentives in Scholarship Programme

    15th August 2018 10:17:12 Hours

    Students of SLE War Heroes Given Incentives in Scholarship Programme

    Award of a total of 100 scholarships, offered by Brother Charles Thomas of the ‘Daham Pahana’ Organization to schooling children of fallen and disabled War Heroes of Sri Lanka Engineers’ Regiment (SLE) took place this evening (14) at SLE Regimental Headquarters in Panagoda before a distinguished gathering of invitees, headed by Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, Brother Charles Thomas and Mrs Chandrika Senanayake, President, Army Seva Vanitha Unit.

  • Tri-Service Singing Stars Get Their New Dream Houses

    14th August 2018 11:02:27 Hours

    Tri-Service Singing Stars Get Their New Dream Houses

    Lance Bombardier Sampath Sri Palansuriya of the Sri Lanka Artillery (SLA), the singing hero in the recent ‘Ranaviru Real Star Mission V’, together with 34 other finalists on Monday (13) received ownership deeds for their dream homes at Prabuddhagama in Madurawala, Horana during a grand ceremony, headed by HE the President Maithripala Sirisena.

  • Colombo SARCAS Sessions Draw to a Close

    10th August 2018 18:30:11 Hours

    Colombo SARCAS Sessions Draw to a Close

    The 6th South Asia’s Regional Civil Affairs Seminar - 2018 (SARCAS) that brought all military officers specialized in civil-military operations, humanitarian assistance professionals and disaster response practitioners in the Asian region drew to a close at Hotel Movenpick, Colombo 3 this afternoon (10) during a brief closing ceremony.

  • Army Embarks on Cultivation of More Than 135,000 Herbal Plants in All SFHQs

    09th August 2018 14:41:24 Hours

    Army Embarks on Cultivation of More Than 135,000 Herbal Plants in All SFHQs

    Sri Lanka Army on Thursday (9) morning during an inaugural ceremony at Viharamahadevi Park, headed by HE the President Maithripala Sirisena embarked on another mega nation-building project to plant more than 135,000 herbal saplings inside all island-wide Army formations in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Ayurvedic Drugs Corporation (SLADC).

  • Arrangements Ready for ‘Colombo Defence Seminar - 2018’ - Commander

    07th August 2018 18:27:30 Hours

    Arrangements Ready for ‘Colombo Defence Seminar - 2018’ - Commander

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army announcing arrangements in place for conduct of the Army’s forthcoming flagship event, ‘Colombo Defence Seminar - 2018’ during August 30 - 31 at BMICH opined that this interactive parley would provide an effective forum for all stakeholders attending the Seminar to understand that no Army in the world could single-handedly find any solutions unlike before since conflicts themselves are connected to a vast sphere of unprecedented nature.

  • Commander Underlines Importance of Collective Partnership for Disaster Management

    06th August 2018 18:23:42 Hours

    Commander Underlines Importance of Collective Partnership for Disaster Management

    The 6th South Asia’s Regional Civil Affairs Seminar - 2018 (SARCAS), aimed at bringing all military officers that specialize in civil-military operations, humanitarian assistance professionals and disaster response practitioners in the Asian region under one roof, began its Colombo sessions on Monday (6) at Hotel Movenpick, Colombo 3 under the main theme ‘Disaster Recovery & Planning’.

  • New RITTIs of the Army to Facilitate More & More Under Privileged Students - Commander

    03rd August 2018 23:29:50 Hours

    New RITTIs of the Army to Facilitate More & More Under Privileged Students - Commander

    The newest Ranaviru Information Technology Training Institute (RITTI) of the Army, established at the Army Logistic School (ALS) in Trincomalee was vested in spouses and children of retired and serving Army personnel, brothers and sisters of unmarried Army personnel and also among underprivileged school students in Trincomalee this morning (3) during a brief ceremony, graced by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake.

  • Colombo Army Hospital Recognized with ISO Certificate

    02nd August 2018 16:55:24 Hours

    Colombo Army Hospital Recognized with ISO Certificate

    Colombo Army Hospital, one of the largest and world-class hospitals in the country which caters to medical needs of Army personnel both serving and retired, family members, civil staffers and Navy, Air Force and Police personnel when referred made history on Thursday (2) and was awarded the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) certification which in turn recognizes its services and gives a high degree of credibility to its functions.

  • Barbados Bound Cricket Team Gets Commander’s Blessings

    31st July 2018 16:03:16 Hours

    Barbados Bound Cricket Team Gets Commander’s Blessings

    In another stimulating gesture of goodwill and spirits of cordial working relations, Barbados Defence Force (BDF) has invited the Sri Lankan Defence Services (SLDS) cricket team to engage in three T-20 matches and two 50 over matches under the BDF sports programmes project in Barbados.

  • ‘Gunner Supercross - 2018’ Makes Exciting Records

    30th July 2018 13:50:00 Hours

    ‘Gunner Supercross - 2018’ Makes Exciting Records

    Thrill, excitement and fun pervaded across the Gunner Track at Minneriya for the 13th consecutive year when 183 racing drivers and riders including Army riders on Sunday (29) exhibited their unparalleled motor sporting skills during the ‘Gunner Supercross - 2018’ that got underway at Minneriya Sri Lanka Artillery (SLA) complex amid a record gathering of motor racing fans.