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  • CISM Day Run Begins with CDS & Tri Service Commanders

    18th February 2019 15:55:21 Hours

    CISM Day Run Begins with CDS & Tri Service Commanders

    The CISM Day Run in Sri Lanka in parallel with the global occurrence of the event got underway in Colombo this morning (18) as per guidelines given by the International Military Sports Council which is instrumental in holding it world-wide. Attended by Admiral Ravindra Wijegunaratne, Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, Vice Admiral Piyal De Silva, Commander of the Navy, Air Marshal Kapila Jayampathi, Commander of the Air Force, it was flagged off at Lighthouse premises and walked up to Galle Face and returned along the same route.

  • Commander’s Alma Mater Honours Him Inviting for a Lecture

    15th February 2019 16:25:32 Hours

    Commander’s Alma Mater Honours Him Inviting for a Lecture

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army walking down memory lane went to his alma mater, Colombo Ananda College this morning (15) at the request of the Principal and enlightened the student community on ‘Leadership’ and how targets could be achieved.

  • Commander Salutes Lions' Bravery & Selfless Sacrifices Visiting Ambepussa Sinha Regiment Hqrs

    14th February 2019 10:28:46 Hours

    Commander Salutes Lions' Bravery & Selfless Sacrifices Visiting Ambepussa Sinha Regiment Hqrs

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army at the invitation of the Colonel of the Regiment, Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) visited the SLSR Regimental Headquarters (RHQ) at Ambepussa on Wednesday (13) and took part in a string of inaugural ceremonies and projects before he addressed the SLSR troops.

  • Nation Bids Farewell to Fearless Two Sri Lankan Peacekeepers

    07th February 2019 16:08:32 Hours

    Nation Bids Farewell to Fearless Two Sri Lankan Peacekeepers

    The Nation as dusk fell on Thursday (7) evening bade farewell to two fearless Sri Lankan sons of the soil who at the risk of their precious lives braved to perform their overseas duties for world peace as UN peacekeepers in Mali. Amidst full military honours and a sea of mourners, including the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake and....

  • MINUSMA Force Commander Speaks High of SL Peacekeepers’ Discipline, Training & Confidence

    05th February 2019 19:35:06 Hours

    MINUSMA Force Commander Speaks High of SL Peacekeepers’ Discipline, Training & Confidence

    Mali-based Lieutenant General Dennis Gyllensporre, Force Commander of the UN Peacekeeping Mission, MINUSMA, who accompanied the remains of two late Sri Lankan Peacekeepers to Sri Lanka called on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake this morning (5) at the Army Headquarters.

  • Thematic 'Ekata Sitimu' Determination Reflects Commitment to March Forward on 71st National Independence Day

    04th February 2019 12:39:12 Hours

    Thematic 'Ekata Sitimu' Determination Reflects Commitment to March Forward on 71st National Independence Day

    Themed on 'Ekata Sitimu' (Let's be Together), Mother Sri Lanka this morning (4) marked her 71st National Independence Day during a customary, yet a dignified ceremony at Galle Face Green where HE the President Maithripala Sirisena underlined the importance of creating a country free from corruption, wastage, nepotism, bribes, etc and targeting sustainable development and prosperity for all Sri Lankans.

  • Commander, Chief Guest at Embilipitiya Sports Meet

    02nd February 2019 22:10:08 Hours

    Commander, Chief Guest at Embilipitiya Sports Meet

    The ceremonial opening of a new building, erected by Army Engineers, Presentation of Colours and Inauguration of the annual Sports Meet at Embilipitiya Bodhiraja International School took place on Friday (1) with the participation of Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake as the Chief Guest at the invitation of Ven Dr Omalpe Sobhitha Thero, Managing Director of Sri Bodhiraja Foundation in Embilipitiya.

  • UN Resident Coordinator Extends Condolences Meeting Commander

    28th January 2019 19:16:06 Hours

    UN Resident Coordinator Extends Condolences Meeting Commander

    Ms. Hanaa Singer, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Sri Lanka, the designated representative of the UN Secretary General called on Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army this afternoon (28) at the Army Headquarters to extend her deepest sympathies and condolences on the tragic deaths of two Sri Lankan Peacekeepers in the Mali contingent (MINUSMA) a few days ago.

  • MIC 26th Anniversary Day Reveres Memory of Fallen War Heroes

    26th January 2019 10:48:23 Hours

    MIC 26th Anniversary Day Reveres Memory of Fallen War Heroes

    The 26th anniversary commemoration of the Military Intelligence Corps (MIC) that got underway at the MIC Headquarters at Karandeniya, Ambalangoda this evening (25) gave the pride of place for remembrance of their fallen War Heroes in a solemn and dignified ceremony, headed by Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army as the Chief Guest for the day's itinerary.

  • Inter Regiment Tennis Championship Gives Win to VIR & SLEME Players

    23rd January 2019 21:12:47 Hours

    Inter Regiment Tennis Championship Gives Win to VIR & SLEME Players

    The Army’s Inter Regiment Tennis Championship - 2018, competed by 12 Regiments of the Army drew to a close on Tuesday (22) at the Security Force Headquarters - East (SFHQ-E) Tennis Court in Welikanda in the presence of Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army as the Chief Guest.