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  • Countrywide Army Troops Add Colour and Practise 'Prathipatti' Pooja for Thrice Blessed Day

    19th May 2019 22:00:33 Hours

    Countrywide Army Troops Add Colour and Practise 'Prathipatti' Pooja for Thrice Blessed Day

    Sri Lanka Army giving its contribution to the commemoration of Vesak festival on Saturday (18) launched a full day ‘Sil’ programme, coupled with Dhamma sermons, Dhamma discussions and Bodhi Pooja at Sri Bodhirajaramaya, Panagoda.

  • May All of You Be Well & Happy During Vesak !

    18th May 2019 00:00:22 Hours

    May All of You Be Well & Happy During Vesak !

    Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, all Officers and Other Ranks wish all our readers a very peaceful and happy Vesak !

  • Elaborate Commemorative Arrangements Ready for National War Heroes’ Day, ‘Dasawarshabhishekaya’

    16th May 2019 21:18:55 Hours

    Elaborate Commemorative Arrangements Ready for National War Heroes’ Day, ‘Dasawarshabhishekaya’

    All is set to pay the Nation’s tribute to the memory of patriotic fallen War Heroes in the series of ‘Dasawarshabhishekaya’ (Decade of Peace) ceremonies, scheduled to commence on 19th May and ends on 22nd May 2019, in which National War Heroes’ Day (19 May) commemoration at Battaramulla National War Heroes’ Monument, Lighting of oil lamps, Issue of a new coin, first day cover plus a commemorative stamp, Recognition of ‘Parama Weera Vibushanaya’ (PWV) recipient War Heroes as National Heroes, Launch of ‘Uththamachara’ book containing...

  • Switzerland Ambassador Calls on the Army Commander

    16th May 2019 13:12:54 Hours

    Switzerland Ambassador Calls on the Army Commander

    HE Mr Hans Peter Mock, Ambassador of Switzerland in Colombo paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake on Thursday (16) at the Army Headquarters, Colombo.The cordial meeting that ensued after he was welcomed by Major General Ruwan De Silva, Military Secretary at the entrance to the Commander’s Secretariat touched on matters of mutual interest.

  • New Australian High Commissioner Meets Army Chief

    15th May 2019 22:56:28 Hours

    New Australian High Commissioner Meets Army Chief

    The newly-appointed High Commissioner of Australia for Sri Lanka, His Excellency David Holly on Monday (13) paid a courtesy call on Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army and shared views on several matters of bilateral relevance.

  • New 6-Storied Offrs' Married Quarters to Come up at Manning Town Housing Complex

    10th May 2019 16:46:35 Hours

    New 6-Storied Offrs' Married Quarters to Come up at Manning Town Housing Complex

    Directorate of Army Quartering and Real Estate at the Army Headquarters expanding its attention towards providing more and more accommodation facilities wants to put up a six-storied building, consists of 20 apartments for married Officers at Manning Town, most of who are serving the western province or those serving different appointments at.....

  • Secy Defence, Tri-Service & Police Chiefs Assure Full Security to All

    07th May 2019 14:18:21 Hours

    Secy Defence, Tri-Service & Police Chiefs Assure Full Security to All

    Defence Secretary General (Retd) Shantha Kottegoda and tri-service Chiefs in a common appeal assures that security measures have been intensified and all necessary steps have been kept in place to ensure full security to all the people.

  • Muslim Civil Society Activists Vehemently & Unequivocally Condemn Brutal Terrorist Attacks & Express Solidarity

    05th May 2019 06:59:38 Hours

    Muslim Civil Society Activists Vehemently & Unequivocally Condemn Brutal Terrorist Attacks & Express Solidarity

    A joint federation of several Muslim organizations, Sri Lanka Muslim Civil Society (SLMCS), together with a representative gathering of Buddhist, Catholic, Hindu and Islamic clergy, Security Force chiefs, Officers and leading civil activists, Saturday (4) morning staged a three-hour long 'Solidarity Peace Vigil' at Independence Square, Colombo 7 and vehemently condemned unequivocally the brutal, barbaric acts of killing and injuring innocent people...

  • British Minister of State for Security & Economic Crime Meets Commander at Army HQ

    03rd May 2019 17:23:27 Hours

    British Minister of State for Security & Economic Crime Meets Commander at Army HQ

    Rt Hon Ben Wallace (MP), Minister of State for Security and Economic Crime in the British Government, together with a delegation met the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake this morning (3) at the Army Headquarters and shared views on the current security concerns and management of security issues.

  • NTJ T-Shirts, Bank Slips & Mysterious Blood Collecting Syringes among Recoveries in Past 24 Hours

    02nd May 2019 22:39:30 Hours

    NTJ T-Shirts, Bank Slips & Mysterious Blood Collecting Syringes among Recoveries in Past 24 Hours

    Extensive cordon and search operations of the Army and sister services across the country with assistance of the Police are continuing in search of terrorists, hideouts, explosives, weapons and other warlike items as of Thursday (2) evening with deployment of more and more troops as required.