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  • May Sinhala & Hindu New Year - 2019 Usher in Fresh Thoughts, Happiness & Prosperity !

    14th April 2019 00:00:00 Hours

    May Sinhala & Hindu New Year - 2019 Usher in Fresh Thoughts, Happiness & Prosperity !

    Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, all Senior Officers, Officers, Other Rankers and Members of the Civil Staff in the Army wish All of You a very Happy & Prosperous Sinhala & Hindu New Year 2019 !

  • Wanni Army Troops Consecrate Holy Madu Shrine & Attend Special Mass with Commander

    11th April 2019 20:47:55 Hours

    Wanni Army Troops Consecrate Holy Madu Shrine & Attend Special Mass with Commander

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army on Thursday (11) morning had the rare privilege of offering a new statue of Our Lady of Madu to the most sacred Holy Madu Shrine in Mannar during a Special Mass and simultaneously consecrating the statue in an Army-built pedestal, adjoining the main Shrine premises.

  • All Serving AHQ, Away From Hectic Schedules, Enjoy Sinhala-Hindu New Year Features with Commander

    11th April 2019 08:46:04 Hours

    All Serving AHQ, Away From Hectic Schedules, Enjoy Sinhala-Hindu New Year Features with Commander

    A wide variety of traditional, fun-making and culturally-rich Sinhala-Hindu New Year features came alive at Sri Lanka Engineers' Regiment grounds in the Panagoda Army Cantonment throughout Wednesday (10) when hundreds of all rankers serving the Army Headquarters (AHQ) joined hands together and shared New Year festive spirits by participating in many a feature, typical of the forthcoming age-old festival of the Sun.

  • Indian Defence Secretary & Chief of Integrated Defence Staff in ‘Defence Dialogue’ Offer All Possible Assistance

    08th April 2019 22:52:38 Hours

    Indian Defence Secretary & Chief of Integrated Defence Staff in ‘Defence Dialogue’ Offer All Possible Assistance

    Attaching greater significance for promotion of neighbourly relations as well as existing sound understanding on regional matters of security concern, Indian Defence Secretary Mr Sanjay Mitra currently in Sri Lanka on a two-day official visit began bilateral discussions in the 6th round of ‘India-Sri Lanka Annual Defence Dialogue’ at the Ministry of Defence in Colombo this morning (8) where the progress of last dialogues were reviewed and assessed.

  • 'Veterans' Home' in Katana Refurbished & Reopened Fulfilling Commander's Wish

    08th April 2019 07:35:27 Hours

    'Veterans' Home' in Katana Refurbished & Reopened Fulfilling Commander's Wish

    Giving due respect and recognition to the committed dedication and services they offered for defence of the country, but now confined to the Veterans' Home at Bolagala, Katana for the rest of their lives after retirement, the Army on a suggestion made by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake completely refurbished this....

  • 'Wana Aranaka Asiriya' National New Year Celebration on the Army-renovated Kolongolla Tank Bund

    07th April 2019 08:05:54 Hours

    'Wana Aranaka Asiriya' National New Year Celebration on the Army-renovated Kolongolla Tank Bund

    Spirits of typical National Sinhala-Hindu New Year festival, blended with a rare combination of age-old rites, rituals, customs, festivities and traditions dominated Saturday's (6) 'Sirisara New Year-2019' celebration at Padaviya-Sri Pura, Kolongolla, organized jointly by the Army and 'Wana Aranaka Asiriya' team on....

  • Army Sets Example Contributing One-Day’s Pay to Heart Surgery Project

    05th April 2019 17:05:09 Hours

    Army Sets Example Contributing One-Day’s Pay to Heart Surgery Project

    All soldiers of the Army in the spirits of saving lives of patients, needing urgent cardiac surgeries but unable to afford the cost have come forward to donate one-day pay to the ‘Heart to Heart Trust Fund’ (HTHTF) at Sri Jayawardenapura General Hospital at the request of the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake.

  • CR HQ at Ganemulla, Now Equipped with Modern Facilities

    04th April 2019 19:27:14 Hours

    CR HQ at Ganemulla, Now Equipped with Modern Facilities

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army on Wednesday (3) as the Chief Guest attended to a series of openings in the Commando Regiment (CR) Headquarters at Ganemulla at the request of Major General Ralph Nugera, Colonel of the Regiment, CR.

  • 'Bakmaha Divuruma' Pledge against Illegal Drugs Performed across the Island

    03rd April 2019 16:28:29 Hours

    'Bakmaha Divuruma' Pledge against Illegal Drugs Performed across the Island

    'Bakmaha Divuruma', a phenomenal national pledge that commits each and everyone in the country to rise against use of drugs, importation of drugs and spread of drugs was performed this morning (3) across the island with the commencement of the main ceremony, headed by HE the President taking place at the Independence Square.

  • Lion Ladies at Hqrs Battalion's Request Offer Incentives to War Hero & Civil Employees' Families

    03rd April 2019 09:24:38 Hours

    Lion Ladies at Hqrs Battalion's Request Offer Incentives to War Hero & Civil Employees' Families

    Lion Ladies' Club of 306 C1 District Zone 3 and Leo Club responding positively to a request made by the Headquarters Battalion at the Army Headquarters (Special Projects Unit) came forward to extend their helping hand for promotion of livelihoods of battle-affected War Heroes and their family members, civil employees and their families and Army professionals by way of donating eleven sewing machines, six computers, household requirements, new dresses for the music band, school accessories and an artificial leg for an amputee during a brief ceremony held at the Army Headquarters Tuesday (2) afternoon.