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  • Glittering & Dignified Anniversary Parade Colours Panagoda Army Cantonment

    18th October 2018 15:52:20 Hours

    Glittering & Dignified Anniversary Parade Colours Panagoda Army Cantonment

    The 69th Army Anniversary and the Army Day commemorative programmes reached its climax on Thursday (18) at Panagoda Army Cantonment grounds with the customary colourful Army parade saluting the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake as a traditional feature of the anniversary programmes.

  • Commander Walks Down Memory Lane at SLMA with His Batchmates

    16th October 2018 21:35:19 Hours

    Commander Walks Down Memory Lane at SLMA with His Batchmates

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army was compelled to walk down memory lane when he and his batchmates in the Regular Officer Cadet Intake 16 of the Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA) at Diyatalawa assembled together to mark their Intake Day with their respected Instructors on Tuesday (16).

  • Commander, Chief Guest for Ordnance Corps (SLAOC) Birthday Anniversary

    15th October 2018 19:02:07 Hours

    Commander, Chief Guest for Ordnance Corps (SLAOC) Birthday Anniversary

    Sri Lanka Army Ordnance Corps (SLAOC) of the Army marked its 69th birthday on Sunday (14) at its Regimental Headquarters in Dombagoda with the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, participating as the Chief Guest at the invitation of Major General B.S Vidanage, Quarter Master General and Colonel Commandant, SLAOC.

  • Army Service Corps Turns 100 Years of Age

    12th October 2018 20:00:34 Hours

    Army Service Corps Turns 100 Years of Age

    The centenary celebrations of the Sri Lanka Army Service Corps (SLASC) took place this morning (12) at its Regimental Headquarters in Panagoda in the presence of the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake. The issue of a commemorative stamp by the Philatelic Bureau of the Department of....

  • ‘Ranaviru Sevana’ Begins Production of Artificial Limbs on Army Day

    11th October 2018 12:56:10 Hours

    ‘Ranaviru Sevana’ Begins Production of Artificial Limbs on Army Day

    The ‘Ranaviru Sevana’, the state-of-the-art wellness centre for disabled War Heroes of the Army at Ragama, turned a new leaf of life on the Army Day (10) when it ceremonially commenced its own new workshop for production of Prostheses and Orthotics, providing solace to more than 15,000 amputees and physically-handicapped Army War Heroes.

  • “Prime Responsibility of the Army is to Pass Down Value of Peace & Harmony to Next Generations” – Commander on Army Day (10)

    09th October 2018 22:30:33 Hours

    “Prime Responsibility of the Army is to Pass Down Value of Peace & Harmony to Next Generations” – Commander on Army Day (10)

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army in his message on account of the 69th Army Day (Oct 10) says the Army has to be more vigilant to sustain the hard-earned peace and national security while being fully prepared to perform any task for the best interest of the nation and to prevent re-emergence of insurgencies in our soil.

  • All-Night ‘Pirith’ Chanting & Alms-Giving at Bodhirajaramaya Bring Religious Segment to End

    08th October 2018 12:42:07 Hours

    All-Night ‘Pirith’ Chanting & Alms-Giving at Bodhirajaramaya Bring Religious Segment to End

    An all-night ‘Pirith’ chanting ceremony on Sunday (7) evening plus a Sangeeka Daana (offer of alms) at Sri Bodhirajaramaya, Panagoda (Army temple), organized by the Army Buddhist Association brought the series of Army anniversary Buddhist observances to end. As dusk fell, a colourful procession, comprised of dancers of the Army cultural troupe conducted....

  • ‘Kirivehera & Devala’ Premises Glitter with Colourful Army Flags

    05th October 2018 20:25:25 Hours

    ‘Kirivehera & Devala’ Premises Glitter with Colourful Army Flags

    The final segment of the series of religious observances in connection with the forthcoming 69th Army Anniversary adorned Kataragama Kirivehera and Devala precincts this evening (5) where hundreds of flag-carrying representative Officers and Other Rankers of the Army joined devotees at Kataragama.

  • ‘Abishekam’ at Hindu Temple Seeks Divine Blessings on 69th Army Anniversary

    04th October 2018 21:07:26 Hours

    ‘Abishekam’ at Hindu Temple Seeks Divine Blessings on 69th Army Anniversary

    The most treasured and recognized Hindu ritual of ‘Abishekam’, akin to a special Pooja, held at Shri Ponnambalawaneswaram Kovil, Colombo 13 this afternoon (4) blessed the forward-march of the Sri Lanka Army turning 69 years of age by 10 October 2018.

  • Special ‘Qirath’ & ‘Dua’ Prayers Invoke Blessings on 69th Army Anniversary

    03rd October 2018 14:35:07 Hours

    Special ‘Qirath’ & ‘Dua’ Prayers Invoke Blessings on 69th Army Anniversary

    A representative gathering of Muslim Officers and Other Rankers in the Army who assembled at Colpetty Jumma Mosque this morning (3) joined a special Islamic prayer session to bless the forthcoming 69th Army Anniversary and the Army Day as one more segment of multi-religious anniversary observances.