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  • 'Uttamachara' Pays 'Uttamachara' to Gallantry of PWV War Heroes & Immortalizes their National Sacrifices

    22nd May 2019 19:26:02 Hours

    'Uttamachara' Pays 'Uttamachara' to Gallantry of PWV War Heroes & Immortalizes their National Sacrifices

    Immortalizing the memories of contemporary War Heroes who were posthumously decorated with “Parama Weera Vibhushanaya” (PWV), the highest gallantry award for Sri Lankan Armed Forces, the special publication, “Uttamachara” that documents their warfare achievements, gallantry and bravery in the battlefield for defence of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Motherland, along with the issue of a special Coin, Stamp and a First-day cover was launched this afternoon (22) at a special ceremony, dignified by the presence of HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, the Commander-in-Chief as the Chief Guest at the BMICH.

  • Tri Service War Heroes' Dedication & Unblemished Career Recognized with Award of 'Vishista Seva Vibhushanaya' (VSV) Medal

    22nd May 2019 13:06:30 Hours

    Tri Service War Heroes' Dedication & Unblemished Career Recognized with Award of 'Vishista Seva Vibhushanaya' (VSV) Medal

    65 Senior Army, Navy and Air Force Officers who have been maintaining an unblemished service record to-date received Nation's recognition this morning (22) when prestigious 'Vishista Seva Vibhushanaya’ (VSV) Medal were conferred on them by HE the President Maithripala Sirisena during a state ceremony, held this morning (22) at the Presidential Secretariat.

  • Eternal Memories of War Heroes of Tri-Services & Police Re-kindled on National War Heroes' Day at Battaramulla

    19th May 2019 23:52:59 Hours

    Eternal Memories of  War Heroes of Tri-Services & Police Re-kindled on National War Heroes' Day at Battaramulla

    The Nation, now reaping the fruits of peace, reconciliation and co-existence, thanks to the selfless sacrifices of close to 30,000 precious lives of War Heroes of tri-services and the Police, once again revered the memory of them as the Nation passes the milestone 10th commemoration, the decade of peace, 'Dasawarshabhishekaya' during a fitting tribute held at Battaramulla National War Heroes' Monument this afternoon (19) on National War Heroes' day under the aegis of HE the President Maithripala Sirisena.

  • Countrywide Army Troops Add Colour and Practise 'Prathipatti' Pooja for Thrice Blessed Day

    19th May 2019 22:00:33 Hours

    Countrywide Army Troops Add Colour and Practise 'Prathipatti' Pooja for Thrice Blessed Day

    Sri Lanka Army giving its contribution to the commemoration of Vesak festival on Saturday (18) launched a full day ‘Sil’ programme, coupled with Dhamma sermons, Dhamma discussions and Bodhi Pooja at Sri Bodhirajaramaya, Panagoda.

  • May All of You Be Well & Happy During Vesak !

    18th May 2019 00:00:22 Hours

    May All of You Be Well & Happy During Vesak !

    Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, all Officers and Other Ranks wish all our readers a very peaceful and happy Vesak !

  • Elaborate Commemorative Arrangements Ready for National War Heroes’ Day, ‘Dasawarshabhishekaya’

    16th May 2019 21:18:55 Hours

    Elaborate Commemorative Arrangements Ready for National War Heroes’ Day, ‘Dasawarshabhishekaya’

    All is set to pay the Nation’s tribute to the memory of patriotic fallen War Heroes in the series of ‘Dasawarshabhishekaya’ (Decade of Peace) ceremonies, scheduled to commence on 19th May and ends on 22nd May 2019, in which National War Heroes’ Day (19 May) commemoration at Battaramulla National War Heroes’ Monument, Lighting of oil lamps, Issue of a new coin, first day cover plus a commemorative stamp, Recognition of ‘Parama Weera Vibushanaya’ (PWV) recipient War Heroes as National Heroes, Launch of ‘Uththamachara’ book containing...

  • Switzerland Ambassador Calls on the Army Commander

    16th May 2019 13:12:54 Hours

    Switzerland Ambassador Calls on the Army Commander

    HE Mr Hans Peter Mock, Ambassador of Switzerland in Colombo paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake on Thursday (16) at the Army Headquarters, Colombo.The cordial meeting that ensued after he was welcomed by Major General Ruwan De Silva, Military Secretary at the entrance to the Commander’s Secretariat touched on matters of mutual interest.

  • New Australian High Commissioner Meets Army Chief

    15th May 2019 22:56:28 Hours

    New Australian High Commissioner Meets Army Chief

    The newly-appointed High Commissioner of Australia for Sri Lanka, His Excellency David Holly on Monday (13) paid a courtesy call on Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army and shared views on several matters of bilateral relevance.

  • New 6-Storied Offrs' Married Quarters to Come up at Manning Town Housing Complex

    10th May 2019 16:46:35 Hours

    New 6-Storied Offrs' Married Quarters to Come up at Manning Town Housing Complex

    Directorate of Army Quartering and Real Estate at the Army Headquarters expanding its attention towards providing more and more accommodation facilities wants to put up a six-storied building, consists of 20 apartments for married Officers at Manning Town, most of who are serving the western province or those serving different appointments at.....

  • Secy Defence, Tri-Service & Police Chiefs Assure Full Security to All

    07th May 2019 14:18:21 Hours

    Secy Defence, Tri-Service & Police Chiefs Assure Full Security to All

    Defence Secretary General (Retd) Shantha Kottegoda and tri-service Chiefs in a common appeal assures that security measures have been intensified and all necessary steps have been kept in place to ensure full security to all the people.