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  • Discussions with USPACOM Deputy Director Focus on Peacekeeping Missions

    14th June 2018 19:37:21 Hours

    Discussions with USPACOM Deputy Director Focus on Peacekeeping Missions

    An augmentation team of the US Army Pacific Command (USPACOM), now in Sri Lanka on a goodwill tour met the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake Thursday (14) morning at the Army Headquarters and exchanged views on future UN peacekeeping assignments and their operations in respective lands.

  • Commander Joins Ramadan Breaking of Fast

    12th June 2018 07:48:19 Hours

    Commander Joins Ramadan Breaking of Fast

    Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake this evening (11) showing his solidarity and friendship with Muslim members of the Army joined the ‘Ifthar’ ritual, the breaking of Ramadan fast at a ceremony organized at Laya Beach Hotel, Wadduwa.

  • LANPAC Reminds US Epigram ‘Sergeant is the Army’ Adding a New Chapter

    09th June 2018 13:50:00 Hours

    LANPAC Reminds US Epigram ‘Sergeant is the Army’ Adding a New Chapter

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, in what could be considered as an unprecedented example in contemporary Army history that would perhaps remind famous General Eisenhower’s epigram, “Sergeant is the Army” included a Regimental Sergeant Major (RSM) in his retinue to the recent LANPAC Symposium and Exposition - 2018, held in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

  • 32 More Logistics Staff Qulifiers Pass Out in Grand Ceremony

    06th June 2018 21:02:29 Hours

    32 More Logistics Staff Qulifiers Pass Out in Grand Ceremony

    A group of 32 middle-grade Army officers, including two foreign Officers who followed the one-year long Logistics Staff Course - No 4 (LSC) at Trincomalee-based Army School of Logistics (ASL) received their graduation on Wednesday (6) during a simple ceremony at Colombo Defence Services College auditorium, headed by Mr Kapila Waiyaratne PC, Secretary Defence as the Chief Guest.

  • New Two-Storied House Vested in Injured GR War Hero

    06th June 2018 17:11:53 Hours

    New Two-Storied House Vested in Injured GR War Hero

    Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army this morning (6) went to Boralugoda, Athurugiriya at the invitation of Major General Shavendra Silva, Colonel of the Regiment, Gajaba Regiment (GR) and vested a new two-storied house in the family of the GR War Hero, Corporal W.K.S Lakmal who had sustained critical injuries while fighting against LTTE terrorists in Vishwamadu, Puthukkudiyirrippu area.

  • US Army PACOM Delegates Learn More About CIMIC Projects

    01st June 2018 15:36:21 Hours

    US Army PACOM Delegates Learn More About CIMIC Projects

    A four-member delegation of the US Army, Pacific Command (USPACOM) with the objective of learning more about Civil-Military Cooperation (CIMIC) projects in Sri Lanka, prior to the forthcoming South Asia Regional Civil Affairs Conference, called at the Army Headquarters on Friday (1) and met the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at his office.

  • Buttala OCDC Sessions Explore Dynamics of Conflicts Analysis

    31st May 2018 17:57:53 Hours

    Buttala OCDC Sessions Explore Dynamics of Conflicts Analysis

    The inaugural opening session of the Buttala Officer Career Development Centre’s (OCDC) annual seminar, themed on ‘Dynamics of Conflicts; Analysis within Regional and Global Context’ took place Thursday (31) morning at Buttala. At the invitation of Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army, Admiral Ravindra C Wijegunaratne, Chief of Defence Staff as the Chief Guest inaugurated the session after lighting the traditional oil lamp and making the keynote address to the occasion.

  • Head of Chinese Project Management Team at Diyatalawa New Auditorium Meets Army Chief

    30th May 2018 23:26:16 Hours

    Head of Chinese Project Management Team at Diyatalawa New Auditorium Meets Army Chief

    A Chinese delegation, currently in Sri Lanka to offer technical assistance to the ongoing Chinese - funded auditorium complex at Sri Lanka Military Academy (SLMA), Diyatalawa and review its construction progress paid a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at the Army Headquarters on Wednesday (30) evening.

  • Army-Put up Vesak Pandol in Malaysia Glitters Making History

    29th May 2018 09:24:41 Hours

    Army-Put up Vesak Pandol in Malaysia Glitters Making History

    Rejuvenating the legacy of spiritual connectivity and cultural ethos that has existed between Sri Lanka and Malaysia for generations, a brightly - lit up ‘Vesak’ Pandol, erected by the Sri Lanka Army’s Corps of Engineer Services (CES), following an initiative of Sri Lanka's High Commission in Malaysia, was ceremonially opened for display on Saturday (26) evening at Brickfields Buddhist temple premises, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

  • Army Cultural Troupes Shine in UNESCO 'Vesak' Celebrations

    28th May 2018 14:45:31 Hours

    Army Cultural Troupes Shine in UNESCO 'Vesak' Celebrations

    The annual UNESCO spearheaded International Vesak celebrations - 2018, generally organized under the aegis of the Sri Lankan Embassy in Paris with the coordination of all Asia Pacific UNESCO members kicked off under the theme, ‘Promotion of Peace and Non-Violent Buddha's Way of Life' on Tuesday (24) on a grand scale at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France.