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  • Army Lions Roar in Glittering ‘Colours Night’

    04th July 2018 09:54:03 Hours

    Army Lions Roar in Glittering ‘Colours Night’

    A glittering ‘Colours Night’ spectacle staged at Nelum Pokuna Theatre, Colombo on Tuesday (3) evening recognized and awarded the sports skills of Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) troops in a dazzlingly colourful event, for which the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake participated as the Chief Guest at the invitation of the Colonel of the Regiment, SLSR.

  • Kandy Muslims Praise Army Roles & Quick Relief Work

    03rd July 2018 10:54:20 Hours

    Kandy Muslims Praise Army Roles & Quick Relief Work

    A special gathering of Muslim Moulavis, professionals and members of the Muslim] community who gathered at the Grand Mosque in Bogambara, Kandy Monday (2) morning spoke high of Army’s timely intervention for defusing communal tension in the most recent Kandy violence and attending to the immediate relief and re-construction work.

  • Army Gifts the Nation with Re-laid Golf Course & Clubhouse of Exclusive Nature

    01st July 2018 13:43:13 Hours

    Army Gifts the Nation with Re-laid Golf Course & Clubhouse of Exclusive Nature

    ‘Highlanders’ Cup Golf Tournament - 2018’ in re-laid Diyatalawa Army Golf Course received another fillip when it was gifted with the new state-of-the-art Clubhouse of exceptional design on Saturday (30), marking its exposure to both global and local golfers alike.

  • Commander Opens Buddhangala Monastery's Exposition of Relics to Mark Poson Week

    30th June 2018 20:22:43 Hours

    Commander Opens Buddhangala Monastery's Exposition of Relics to Mark Poson Week

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, currently in the Eastern region in connection with Poson Commemorations, opening of various facility complexes in the Ampara Combat Training School (CTS) and the 24 Division Headquarters (see separate stories) in the company of the Commander, Security Forces - East (SF-E), Major General Santhusitha Pananwala, took part in elaborate 'Poson' arrangements at Ampara Buddhangala Aaaranya Senasanaya (monastery) on Friday (29).

  • Commander Opens Officers’ Accommodation Building in 24 Division Headquarters

    29th June 2018 15:46:17 Hours

    Commander Opens Officers’ Accommodation Building in 24 Division Headquarters

    At the invitation of the Commander, Security Forces - East (SF-E), Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army as one more segment of his itinerary in the East on Thursday (28) went to the 24 Division Headquarters in Ampara and spoke to the troops serving there during his first formal visit.

  • Army Extends Full Support to ‘Pulathisi Poson Udanaya’

    28th June 2018 16:34:40 Hours

    Army Extends Full Support to ‘Pulathisi Poson Udanaya’

    HE the President Maithripala Sirisena on account of the sacred Poson Poya Day (27) took part in several ceremonial openings in Polonnaruwa under the ongoing ‘Pibidemu Polonnaruwa’ project of the Presidential Secretariat.

  • Pakistan’s Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Chairman Arrives in Sri Lanka

    27th June 2018 16:15:57 Hours

    Pakistan’s Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Chairman Arrives in Sri Lanka

    Admiral Ravindra C. Wijegunaratne, Chief of Defence Staff, together with Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army welcomed Pakistan’s Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, NI (M) who arrived in Sri Lanka on a four-day official visit on Wednesday (27).

  • Canadian High Commissioner Meets Army Commander

    26th June 2018 21:54:05 Hours

    Canadian High Commissioner Meets Army Commander

    HE David Mckinnon, High Commissioner of Canada in Sri Lanka, together with several envoys of the Canadian High Commission in Colombo paid a courtesy visit to the Army Headquarters and met Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake on Tuesday (26).

  • First Group of Tri-Service Personnel with Family Members on Unforgettable Pilgrimage Leave for ‘Bodhgaya'

    24th June 2018 15:32:30 Hours

    First Group of Tri-Service Personnel with Family Members on Unforgettable Pilgrimage Leave for ‘Bodhgaya'

    A meritorious project of unique nature, hitherto unheard in the Army accommodated a total of 160 Tri-service personnel and their family members including 82 Army participants to go on a pilgrimage to Bodhgaya for the first time in their lifetime, thanks to a comprehensive friendly package, introduced by the Commander of the Army in collaboration with the Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army and the High Commission of India.

  • Commander Stimulates Sports Fraternity in the Army

    19th June 2018 20:52:10 Hours

    Commander Stimulates Sports Fraternity in the Army

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, providing a stimulus to the field of Army sports met a mammoth gathering of Army athletes, sportsmen and women, coaches, members of all Army Athletic and Sports Committees on Tuesday (19) at Panagoda Army Gymnasium.