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  • Commander Hails Committed Services of SNCOs in Special Felicitation Ceremony

    14th November 2018 22:21:11 Hours

    Commander Hails Committed Services of SNCOs in Special Felicitation Ceremony

    “It is you who are quite close to the heart of the soldier at ground level and can be a model to the junior soldier who would be always imitating you. When you behave and work protecting the dignity of your position, the junior soldier would also admire you and aspire to be what you are one day,” so remarked the Commander of the Army...

  • Commander Stresses Need for the Army to be Geared to ‘Invisible Enemy’ in Cyber Domain

    13th November 2018 22:28:51 Hours

    Commander Stresses Need for the Army to be Geared to ‘Invisible Enemy’ in Cyber Domain

    Communicators in the Army, the Sri Lanka Signal Corps (SLSC), responsible for providing communication and Information Technological support to the Command and Administration of the Army as the Army’s prime apparatus for Cyber Security is to stage a mega Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Exhibition and an international Symposium on account of its 75th Anniversary during 28-29 November at BMICH, a Media Briefing presided by.....

  • On 67th Birthday, SLE Prioritizes Commemoration of Fallen War Heroes

    12th November 2018 06:32:15 Hours

    On 67th Birthday, SLE Prioritizes Commemoration of Fallen War Heroes

    Corps of Sri Lanka Engineers (SLE) who are now playing a pivotal role in the country’s march towards multifaceted development while contributing their engineering and technical know-how to various facets of constructions, renovations, technicalities, de-mining, etc, commemorated their 67th birthday on Saturday (10) during an elaborate two-day religious ceremony at the SLE Headquarters premises in Panagoda.

  • Colourful Spectacle Brings Curtains Down on ‘Defence Services Games - 2018’

    10th November 2018 00:06:51 Hours

    Colourful Spectacle Brings Curtains Down on ‘Defence Services Games - 2018’

    The year’s glorious and sensational showpiece, 10th Defence Services Games - 2018 (DSG) which assembled the cream of more than 3500 tri-service sportsmen and women to compete with one another drew to a close this evening (9) at the Army Indoor Stadium in Panagoda during an eye-catching spectacle, dignified by the presence of HE the President Maithripala Sirisena.

  • Cambodian De-miners in Muhamalai Learn from Army Humanitarian De-miners

    07th November 2018 21:42:55 Hours

    Cambodian De-miners in Muhamalai Learn from Army Humanitarian De-miners

    A 9-member delegation of the Cambodian Mine Action Authority (CMAA) of the Cambodian government with the intention of broadening their horizons of knowledge through Sri Lanka’s Humanitarian De-mining work on visited Muhamalai Humanitarian De-mining site Wednesday (7) where Sri Lanka Army de-miners are at work.

  • Commander in ‘Olcott Oration’ Emphasizes Need for Attitude Change

    04th November 2018 10:17:09 Hours

    Commander in ‘Olcott Oration’ Emphasizes Need for Attitude Change

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army on Saturday (3) delivered the prestigious ‘Colonel Henry Steel Olcott’ oration to a packed audience at Colombo Ananda College at the invitation of the Old Boys’ Association (OBA) and the Principal.

  • Army ‘Capstone Doctrine’ Adopted to the Organization

    30th October 2018 23:41:24 Hours

    Army ‘Capstone Doctrine’ Adopted to the Organization

    Sri Lanka Army in its long journey of 69 years added another milestone to its annals of history by releasing its ‘Capstone Doctrine’, which encompasses a new lexicon, comprised of theory, history, experimentation and practice during a brief ceremony at the Colombo Army Hospital auditorium this afternoon (30), presided by Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army.

  • ‘Ride with Pride’ Rides with Hundreds of Riders

    28th October 2018 11:57:01 Hours

    ‘Ride with Pride’ Rides with Hundreds of Riders

    ‘Ride with Pride,’ one more interest-provoking ‘health-oriented’ project of the Army with hundreds of cycling enthusiasts kicked off for the second time on Sunday (28) morning at Galle Face Green. Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army who flagged off the event also took part in the cycle ride ‘Ride with Pride’, amidst cheers.

  • Commander Appreciates Brilliant International Sports Achievements

    25th October 2018 17:06:50 Hours

    Commander Appreciates Brilliant International Sports Achievements

    A representative gathering of Army achievers at international sports arena were lauded this morning (25) by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake after inviting them to his office at the Army Headquarters. In the past few weeks, Army sportsmen and women, including several retired Army personnel in the fields of.....

  • Signallers Add Immortal Memories to 75th Birth Anniversary

    19th October 2018 20:59:45 Hours

    Signallers Add Immortal Memories to 75th Birth Anniversary

    Sri Lanka Signal Corps (SLSC) of the Army celebrated its 75th birthday Anniversary today (19) on a grand scale at its Panagoda SLSC Regimental Headquarters amid military formalities, inaugurations of a mess complex and a new ICT laboratory, issue of first day cover and anniversary stamp, etc.