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  • Commander Begins His Duties in New Office

    14th November 2019 17:47:21 Hours

    Commander Begins His Duties in New Office

    The promising assumption of the new office of the Commander of the Army at the New Army Headquarters complex at Sri Jayawardenepura took place this morning (14), amid military formalities and traditional rites and rituals.

  • HE the President Inaugurates New Landmark Army HQ at Sri J’Pura & Vests it with Heroic Troops

    08th November 2019 12:59:30 Hours

    HE the President Inaugurates New Landmark Army HQ at Sri J’Pura & Vests it with Heroic Troops

    An assembly of distinguished dignitaries, state officials, veterans, retired senior officers, senior tri service officers, service chiefs and a host of invitees, headed by HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, heralded the milestone re-location of the New Sri Lanka Army Headquarters at Sri Jayawardenepura, off Battaramulla when its inaugural warming and formal handover was dedicated on Friday (8) morning during a well-attended national ceremony.

  • Matale Old Thomians & Civilians ‘Rally Round’ & Appreciate Commander’s ‘Loyalty to College & Country’

    01st November 2019 21:25:45 Hours

    Matale Old Thomians & Civilians ‘Rally Round’ & Appreciate Commander’s ‘Loyalty to College & Country’

    Matale St Thomians, both ‘Young and Old’, together with scores of people from all walks of life on Friday (1) rallied round one of the most distinguished old products of their alma mater, St Thomas College (STC) to heap praise and appreciative accolades on Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Army after inviting him to the salubrious hill city of Matale, mottled with tales of heroism.

  • SLNG Gives Away Record Welfare Incentives, Worth Millions

    31st October 2019 21:42:54 Hours

    SLNG Gives Away Record Welfare Incentives, Worth Millions

    The Heraliyawala new Sri Lanka National Guard (SLNG) camp complex at Kurunegala on Thursday (31) during a grand ceremony, headed by Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Army at the invitation of the SLNG Regimental Headquarters made a record distribution of some Rs 30 million cash among SLNG families and wounded War Heroes for construction of new homes and 32 scholarships, each worth Rs 3000 among students of Army and civil families.

  • Commander Joins Recognizing SLEME Athletes in ‘Colours Night’ at BMICH

    29th October 2019 09:49:42 Hours

    Commander Joins Recognizing SLEME Athletes in ‘Colours Night’ at BMICH

    168 athletes and sportsmen of the Sri Lanka Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (SLEME) who brought admiration and prestige to the Regiment and the Army alike in the past few years received recognition and praise of the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva on Monday (28) afternoon at the BMICH during the SLEME-staged ‘Craftsmen's Colours Night’ where all....

  • Nigerian Army Delegation Arrives to Learn about SF Training Modules

    28th October 2019 17:19:23 Hours

    Nigerian Army Delegation Arrives to Learn about SF Training Modules

    A six-member high-level delegation of the Nigerian Army, anxious to learn more about comprehensive training modules of the Special Forces (SF) of the Sri Lanka Army is currently in Sri Lanka on a five-day long visit.

  • Unmatched Bravery of SLLI War Heroes Remembered & Venerated

    26th October 2019 06:55:19 Hours

    Unmatched Bravery of SLLI War Heroes Remembered & Venerated

    The Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI) Regimental Headquarters at Panagoda, reawakening memorable heroic acts of 3878 fallen SLLI War Heroes in contemporary times once again, paid its glowing tribute to their memory this evening (25) by staging a colourful military ceremony, blended with a religious segment. The SLLI, the oldest and one of the most reputed regiments in the Army with its motto “I Serve,” was raised in 1881.

  • Air Experts Begin their Deliberations in ‘Colombo Air Symposium’

    24th October 2019 20:34:15 Hours

    Air Experts Begin their Deliberations in ‘Colombo Air Symposium’

    The ‘Colombo Air Symposium 2019’ on the theme ‘A Small Air Force: Way Forward in Achieving Future Vision’ kicked off this morning (24) at Eagle’s Lakeside Banquet & Convention Hall in Attidiya in the presence of a gathering of veterans in the field of air operations.

  • Commander as Chief Guest Presents Colours to Pushpadana Girls

    22nd October 2019 10:10:48 Hours

    Commander as Chief Guest Presents Colours to Pushpadana Girls

    Kandy Pushpadana Girls' College-produced 400 Colour winners in Sports and several other extra-curricular projects had the distinctive privilege of accepting their accolades from the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva on Monday (21) evening when he graced their glamorous awarding night as the Chief Guest.

  • Army in Kilinochchi Releases 150.15 More Acres without Compromising Security Interests

    18th October 2019 12:53:23 Hours

    Army in Kilinochchi Releases 150.15 More Acres without Compromising Security Interests

    In what could be considered of monumental value, Lieutenant General Shavendra Silva, Commander of the Army during his first visit to the Security Force Headquarters - Kilinochchi (SFHQ-KLN) upon his assumption as the Army Chief, attended a brief ceremony this morning (18) to formally release one more land chunk of 150.15 acres, belonging to the State and private owners.