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  • Army Chief Visiting 'Mitra Shakthi' Training Exercise at Diyatalawa Speaks to Indian Troops

    31st March 2019 10:48:46 Hours

    Army Chief Visiting 'Mitra Shakthi' Training Exercise at Diyatalawa Speaks to Indian Troops

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army on Saturday (30) attaching prioritized importance to the ongoing 'Mitra Shakthi' Army Exercise at Diyatalawa, visited Indian and Sri Lankan contingents under training where he witnessed a tactical drill display and a simulated raid conducted by the Indian Army contingent on a terrorist hideout.

  • Cream of Engineers in IESL Honours Commander Inviting Him as Chief Guest in 'Engineering Excellence Awards' at BMICH

    28th March 2019 08:48:09 Hours

    Cream of Engineers in IESL Honours Commander Inviting Him as Chief Guest in 'Engineering Excellence Awards' at BMICH

    The country's most prestigious apex body for professional Engineers in Sri Lanka, the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL) Wednesday (27) evening honoured Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army by inviting him to be the Chief Guest at the annual 'Engineering Excellence Awards-2018' ceremony at the BMICH where those excelled in the science and the practice of engineering in Sri Lanka were rewarded before a galaxy of veterans, distinguished guests and top-level engineering professionals.

  • ‘Ex-Mitra Shakthi - VI’ Set to Begin in Diyatalawa on Tuesday (26)

    25th March 2019 19:22:45 Hours

    ‘Ex-Mitra Shakthi - VI’ Set to Begin in Diyatalawa on Tuesday (26)

    ‘Exercise Mitra Shakthi - VI’, the two-week long military exercise, designed to bolster military relations further between the Indian Army and the Sri Lanka Army will begin on Tuesday (26) at Diyatalawa 1 Gemunu Watch (GW) camp premises with the participation of 120 Indian Army Jawans and an equal number of Sri Lankan Army personnel.

  • 'Thripitakabhivandana' Special Project at Panagoda Draws Hundreds

    22nd March 2019 17:17:43 Hours

    'Thripitakabhivandana' Special Project at Panagoda Draws Hundreds

    Hundreds of Officers and Other Rankers serving the Army Headquarters and all formations in the Western Province this morning (22) participated in a mammoth 'Thripitakabhivandana' religious programme, held at Panagoda Sri Bodhirajaramaya Army Temple premises, organized by the Security Force Headquarters - West (SFHQ-West) and the Army Buddhist Association on the directions of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake.

  • Army Engineers Gift 4-Storied Kidney Care Centre to Anuradhapura CKD Patients

    21st March 2019 17:09:03 Hours

    Army Engineers Gift 4-Storied Kidney Care Centre to Anuradhapura CKD Patients

    More than 200 professionally and technically qualified Army Engineers of the 2 Corps of Engineer Services (CES), supported by fellow Navy and Air Force troops on Medin Full Moon Poya Day (20), bestowed the ‘Methsiri Sewana’, the 4-storied ‘Care, Welfare & Research’ Centre upon hundreds of kidney patients suffering in the North Central Province during a ceremonial opening, presided by HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, flanked by the Governor, Ministers, Commanders of the Army and the Navy.

  • Hallala Villagers Pay Tribute to War Heroes

    18th March 2019 18:44:08 Hours

    Hallala Villagers Pay Tribute to War Heroes

    To coincide with ongoing ‘Ranaviru Uttama Pranama’ commemorative period, grateful villagers in Hallala, off Weligama in the south, together with monks, students and representatives of affected Army families recalled invaluable memories of fallen Army War Heroes and invoked blessings on the Army during a ‘Ashirwada & Anusmarana Pinkama’ (blessing & merit transferring act) at Hallala Sri Bodhirukkarama Purana Viharaya on Sunday (17).

  • Army De-mining Project Leaders Get Copy of National Mine Action Strategy 2016-2020

    17th March 2019 22:34:00 Hours

    Army De-mining Project Leaders Get Copy of National Mine Action Strategy 2016-2020

    The National Mine Action Strategy Plan 2016-2020 for Sri Lanka was officially inducted jointly by the Secretary to the Ministry of National Policies, Economic Affairs, Resettlement & Rehabilitation, Northern Province Development, Vocational Training & Skill Development and Youth Affairs during a brief ceremony at Hotel Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo on Thursday (13).

  • Auditor General Briefs Army Officers on Government’s New National Audit Act & Its Provisions

    14th March 2019 18:43:14 Hours

    Auditor General Briefs Army Officers on Government’s New National Audit Act & Its Provisions

    Financial Management Branch of the Army Headquarters, in what could be considered as a move towards to improve professional knowledge of Senior Officers on financial management and introduce the new national Audit Act, organized a full-day workshop at Sri Lanka Armoured Corps Regimental Headquarters on Wednesday (13).

  • Commander Awards Achievers in BP & BSW Competition in Jaffna

    13th March 2019 17:31:14 Hours

    Commander Awards Achievers in BP & BSW Competition in Jaffna

    The finals in the Inter Battalion, Platoon and Battalion Support Weapons (BP & BSW) competition & the award ceremony of the ‘Paces’ & Obstacle Crossing Competitions - 2019 of the Security Forces in - Jaffna got underway at the Security Force Headquarters - Jaffna (SFHQ-J) premises in the presence of Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army on Monday (11) as the....

  • “Army Ready to Deal with Drug Dealers, Distributors & Addicts” - Commander

    08th March 2019 15:56:42 Hours

    “Army Ready to Deal with Drug Dealers, Distributors & Addicts” - Commander

    “Once legal provisions would give coverage to us as envisaged, the Army is ready to apprehend peddlers of narcotics, distributors and addicts, launching operations with other law enforcement authorities, identical to how we finished off LTTE terrorism ten years ago,” so said Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army this morning (8) during a Media conference, held at Kollupitiya Media Centre of the Ministry of Defence, presided by the Chief of Defence Staff and flanked by tri-service Commanders.