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  • Sri Lanka Artillery Troops Accord Guard of Honour to Visiting Prime Minister of Singapore

    23rd January 2018 14:38:44 Hours

    Sri Lanka Artillery Troops Accord Guard of Honour to Visiting Prime Minister of Singapore

    Sri Lanka Army troops as has been the practice on many state receptions and functions, presented a colourful Guard of Honour salute to the visiting Prime Minister of Singapore, Mr Lee Hsien Loong at the Presidential Secretariat premises Tuesday (23) during the formal state reception, hosted by HE the President, Maithripala Sirisena.

  • Disabled War Heroes Qualify in NVQ & Take Up New Vocations

    20th January 2018 11:07:02 Hours

    Disabled War Heroes Qualify in NVQ & Take Up New Vocations

    In what could be described as one of the most rare phenomenal occurrences in any known Army, a group of more than 171 differently-able Army War Heroes upon successful completion of training in specific vocations to qualify for the well-recognized National Vocational Qualification (NVQ) standards received their certificates Friday (19) evening in a glittering ceremony, headed by Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army ...........

  • Commander Praises Judo Players for their Excellence at National Level

    19th January 2018 14:00:42 Hours

    Commander Praises Judo Players for their Excellence at National Level

    Sri Lanka Army Judo players who clinched the overall championship in the recent National Judo Tournament - 2017, held at Colombo Torrington Stadium, Ministry of Sports winning Gold, Silver and Bronze medals, received commendation and praise from the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake during a brief felicitation, organized at the Army Headquarters this morning (19).

  • Chief of Army Staff in Nepali Army Welcomed to the Headquarters with Military Honours

    18th January 2018 13:38:57 Hours

    Chief of Army Staff in Nepali Army Welcomed to the Headquarters with Military Honours

    General Rajendra Chhetri, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) of the Nepali Army who just arrived in Sri Lanka accepting a friendly invitation of his Sri Lankan counterpart, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, called at the Army Headquarters this morning (18) to pay courtesies to his host, Commander of the Army as the first segment of his five-day long itinerary here.

  • Nepali Army Chief on Invitation Arrives on Goodwill Tour

    18th January 2018 02:01:44 Hours

    Nepali Army Chief on Invitation Arrives on Goodwill Tour

    Bringing existing sound relations to new heights and holding the Sri Lanka Army in high regard, General Rajendra Chhetri, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) of the Nepali Army, accompanied by his spouse and a delegation of ten military and civil members arrived in Sri Lanka during the wee hours on Thursday (18) to a warm welcome, accorded at the the Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport.

  • Pakistan's Army Chief Pays Courtesy Call on HE the President at Presidential Secretariat

    17th January 2018 15:25:08 Hours

    Pakistan's Army Chief Pays Courtesy Call on HE the President at Presidential Secretariat

    Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa currently in Sri Lanka on a goodwill tour at the invitation of his Sri Lankan counterpart Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army Wednesday (17) morning paid a courtesy call on HE the President Maithripala Sirisena, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces at the Presidential Secretariat in the company of his host, Commander of the Army.

  • Amid Warm Reception & Military Honours, COAS of Pakistan Meets His Sri Lankan Counterpart

    16th January 2018 13:03:38 Hours

    Amid Warm Reception & Military Honours, COAS of Pakistan Meets His Sri Lankan Counterpart

    Military salutes, including a Guard of Honour and a Guard Turnout formally greeted General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) of Pakistan Army who is in Sri Lanka on a goodwill tour at the invitation of his Sri Lankan counterpart when he visited the Army Headquarters Tuesday (16) morning to meet his Sri Lankan counterpart.

  • Pakistan Army Chief on Goodwill Tour Arrives in Sri Lanka

    15th January 2018 16:24:17 Hours

    Pakistan Army Chief on Goodwill Tour Arrives in Sri Lanka

    Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa, heralding a new era of goodwill, understanding and military co-operation, arrived in Sri Lanka Monday (15) evening at the invitation of his Sri Lanka’s counterpart, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake.

  • Vibrant 'Colours Night' Recognizes VIR Sportsmen at Boyagane

    14th January 2018 08:39:14 Hours

    Vibrant 'Colours Night' Recognizes VIR Sportsmen at Boyagane

    The Vijayabahu Infantry Regiment (VIR), having produced a fine assortment of sports personalities to the Army, took pride in appreciating the services of serving sportsmen and differently-able Para-sportsmen during this evening’s (13) ‘Colours Night’ that recognizes and hails VIR sportsmen.

  • Wishing You a Prosperous Thaipongal !

    13th January 2018 23:27:50 Hours

    Wishing You a Prosperous Thaipongal !

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, all Senior Officers, Other Ranks and Members of the Civil Staff Wish Our Readers around the World a Prosperous Thaipongal !