02nd October 2018 20:53:00 Hours
Divine blessings were invoked on the successful forward-march of the Sri Lanka Army in a solemn ceremony, held this afternoon (2) at All Saints’ Church, Borella in connection with the forthcoming 69th Army Anniversary and the Army Day (Oct 10). This special Christian service, one more segment of the series of multi-religious ceremonies, now underway to bless the Army, was graced by Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army as the Chief Guest along with Mrs Chandrika Senanayake, President, Army Seva Vanitha Unit.
01st October 2018 14:01:47 Hours
A representative gathering of Officers and Other Rankers, headed by none other than the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, this morning (1) were at Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi, Anuradhapura, the sacred living monument of the Enlightened One, to attend the coulourful and dignified second flag-blessing ceremony.....
28th September 2018 19:16:36 Hours
The customary sequence of commemorative events that coincides with the forthcoming 69th anniversary of the Sri Lanka Army, an army that salvaged the country from a three-decade bloodshed formally kicked off this morning (28) at Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of Tooth) in Kandy.
25th September 2018 14:19:26 Hours
Army Chiefs of member nations of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical & Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) recently met in Pune, India on the heels of the BIMSTEC Summit in Kathmandu and resolved to work together for betterment of the region. The first conclave of its kind for any such grouping in South Asia, hosted by the Indian Army.....
23rd September 2018 13:40:10 Hours
Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake Commander of the Army, on Saturday (22) made an unannounced visit to the 'Cormorant Strike IX - 2018' Operational Headquarters in Minneriya in order to receive a first hand account of the planning process, ahead of the climax of the whole Exercise on Wednesday (26).
22nd September 2018 17:34:56 Hours
The closing ceremony of the ‘Army Para Games-2018’, the annual exhibition of sports talents of some 700 differently able War Heroes of the Army took place at Diyagama Sports Stadium Friday (21) evening with pomp and pageantry.
21st September 2018 17:11:57 Hours
HE the President Maithripala Sirisena on Thursday (20) vested the Army-renovated Gomarankadawala Bakmeewewa tank and the Army erected electrified elephant fence in the villagers during a ceremony at Gomarankadawala.
20th September 2018 21:16:28 Hours
Showing its presence in the capital, troops rehearsing in the Army-initiated mock Field Training Exercise (FTX), ‘Cormorant Strike - 2018’ stormed the Colombo ‘Nelum Pokuna’ theatre premises this afternoon (20) and showcased their daring rescue prowess by freeing a group of civilians taken hostage by enemy forces.
19th September 2018 22:17:00 Hours
More than 700 differently able Army War Heroes of our times began showcasing their talents in the ‘Sri Lanka Army Para Games - 2018’ inaugurated at Diyagama Stadium, Homagama this morning (19). Major General Dampath Fernando, Chief of Staff as the Chief Guest on behalf of the Commander of the Army....
13th September 2018 13:49:00 Hours
Achievers in the Gemunu Watch (GW) Regiment in a glittering spectacle, ‘Colours Night’ on Wednesday (12) evening at Nelum Pokuna Theatre for the first time in their Regiment’s history received laurels and recognition from none other than the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake who took part in the event as the Chief Guest.