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  • The Army’s ‘Child of Bethlehem’ Reverberates at Nelum Pokuna

    15th December 2017 12:50:35 Hours

    The Army’s ‘Child of Bethlehem’ Reverberates at Nelum Pokuna

    As seasonal compliments, set in with the forthcoming phenomenal Christmas and dawn of the New Year - 2018, the Army contributing its share, held its annual Army Christmas Carols jointly organized by the Army Christian Fellowship and the Adjutant General’s Branch ..........

  • Indian Air Chief Calls on Army Commander

    11th December 2017 14:49:52 Hours

    Indian Air Chief Calls on Army Commander

    Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC, Chief of the Air Staff of the Indian Air Force, presently in Sri Lanka on a five-day long goodwill visit, called on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at the Army Headquarters Monday (11) morning.

  • DSC Colombo Annual Swimming Meet Begins

    10th December 2017 07:52:33 Hours

    DSC Colombo Annual Swimming Meet Begins

    The Inter-school Age Group Swimming Meet, organized annually by the Defence Services College, Colombo 2 got to a start for the third consecutive year Saturday (9) morning in the pool premises.

  • Commander in His Formal Talk to DSCSC Highlights Importance of Civil-Military Partnership

    07th December 2017 21:54:08 Hours

    Commander in His Formal Talk to DSCSC Highlights Importance of Civil-Military Partnership

    Student Officers reading for the Pass Staff College (psc) degree at the Defence Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC) at Sapugaskanda this morning (7) as has been the customary practice at the DSCSC were privileged to listen to the formal address of Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army at the DSCSC auditorium.

  • President Makes a Surprise Visit to ITC & Interacts with Samurdhi Trainees

    06th December 2017 07:02:33 Hours

    President Makes a Surprise Visit to ITC & Interacts with Samurdhi Trainees

    In a Surprise move, HE the President, Maithripala Sirisena, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Tuesday (5) evening dropped in at the Minneriya Infantry Training Centre (ITC) where one Army-organized ‘Leadership Training’ Course, is currently underway for 1904 newly-appointed Samurdhi Officers Island-wide.

  • Ambassador for Iran Extends Courtesies to Commander of the Army

    05th December 2017 18:11:37 Hours

    Ambassador for Iran Extends Courtesies to Commander of the Army

    HE Ambassador for the Islamic Republic of Iran in Colombo, Mr Mohammad Zaeri Amirani this morning (5) extended a courtesy call on the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at the Army Headquarters.

  • New Golden Fence Around Bodhiya at Army Temple Unveiled

    04th December 2017 09:41:24 Hours

    New Golden Fence Around Bodhiya at Army Temple Unveiled

    The newly-erected golden fence ‘Ran Veta’ around the sacred Bodhiya at Sri Bodhirajaramaya (Army temple) in Panagoda was unveiled this evening (3) on account of Unduvap Poya Day during a simple religious ceremony. Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake at the invitation of......

  • Army Troops in Another Milestone Ready for UN Mission in Mali

    30th November 2017 16:27:23 Hours

    Army Troops in Another Milestone Ready for UN Mission in Mali

    Sri Lanka Army, now recognized globally as a UN troop contributing country (TCC) will have one more feather in its cap since a new contingent of 200-strong Combat Convoy Company (CCC) of the Sri Lanka Army for another UN Peace Keeping Mission is set to leave for Mali, a landlocked West African country, marred by ethnic tensions.

  • New High Commissioner of Pakistan Exchanges Views with Commander of the Army

    29th November 2017 23:23:31 Hours

    New High Commissioner of Pakistan Exchanges Views with Commander of the Army

    The newly-appointed High Commissioner of Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Sri Lanka, Dr. Shahid Ahmad Hashmat paid a courtesy call on Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army this evening (29) at the Army Headquarters.

  • New 350 Commandos Receive Graduation in Thrilling Ceremony

    25th November 2017 18:43:40 Hours

    New 350 Commandos Receive Graduation in Thrilling Ceremony

    The Passing out Parade (PoP) of the 46th batch of the Commando troops, including 13 Officers and 337 Other Rankers took place on Saturday (25) at Uva-Kudaoya Commando Regiment Training School (CRTS) premises.