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  • Commander Meets New Secretary Defence During Courtesy Visit

    20th July 2017 14:22:26 Hours

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army made his formal courtesy call on the newly appointed Secretary Defence, Mr Kapila Waidyaratne at the latter’s office in the Ministry of Defence (MoD) Thursday (20) morning.

  • Defence Advisor in High Commission for India Calls on Commander

    18th July 2017 15:07:06 Hours

    Captain Ashok Rao, Defence Advisor to the High Commission of India this morning (18) paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at the Army Headquarters.

  • Sri Lanka Engineers Salute New Commander

    13th July 2017 15:21:09 Hours

    Sri Lanka Engineers (SLE) of the Army in conformity with military traditions presented a Guard Turnout plus a Parade to the newly-appointed Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake on Thursday (13) at the SLE Regimental Headquarters, Panagoda.

  • Prime Minister Extends Best Wishes to New Commander

    12th July 2017 17:55:51 Hours

    Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake this morning (12) paid a courtesy call on Hon. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe at Temple Trees. Prime Minister Ranil Wickremasinghe extending his warm wishes and greetings to the new Commander of the Army appreciated his good work and multifarious services of the Army, being performed across the country for the sake of the country’s best interests.

  • New Commander Makes His Formal Call on HE the President

    11th July 2017 16:36:43 Hours

    HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces extended his best wishes and warm greetings to the newly-appointed Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake when the latter paid a courtesy call on him Tuesday (11) morning at the President’s Secretariat after his assumption of office as the 22nd Commander of the Army.

  • New Commander Seeks Assistance to Turn the Army to a ‘Capacity-Based’ One

    10th July 2017 18:04:47 Hours

    The newly-appointed Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, in his maiden formal address this morning (10) to a representative gathering of Senior Officers and Officers at the Army Headquarters after his assumption of new office.....

  • First Foreign Envoy Calls on New Commander of the Army

    07th July 2017 13:42:56 Hours

    The outgoing Defence Attaché at the US Embassy in Sri Lanka, Lieutenant Colonel Robert Knox Ross this morning (7) paid a courtesy call on the new Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake.

  • 22nd Commander of the Army Takes Reins Amid Blessings & Military Honours

    05th July 2017 15:48:01 Hours

    The newly-appointed 22nd Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General N. U. M. M. W Senanayake RWP RSP USP psc, more popularly known as ‘Mahesh Senanayake’ who took office on Wednesday (5) at the Army Headquarters, was greeted with military honours and other ceremonials before a large representative gathering of senior Officers, Other Ranks and distinguished guests.

  • General Crisanthe De Silva Hands Over Symbolic Baton to New Army Commander & Relinquishes Office

    04th July 2017 13:56:07 Hours

    A dignified formal ceremony at the Commander’s office in the Army Headquarters this morning (4) saluted the outgoing 21st Commander of the Army, General Crisanthe De Silva, in accordance with military traditions after he symbolically handed over the replica of the ornamental Baton to his successor, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, the 22nd Commander of the Army who was just appointed by HE the President Maithripala Sirisena as the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces.

  • Jaffna Security Forces Return 54 More Acres Under Them to Land Owners

    03rd July 2017 12:21:42 Hours

    Responding positively to the concerns of the public, Members of Parliament (MPs) and local politicians in the Jaffna District, the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) on Monday (3) released one more land patch of 54 acres along the coastal belt in Thaididi Grama Niladari Division, including the Myladi Fisheries Harbour that borders the Palaly Army Cantonment to their legal owners.