08th April 2019 22:52:38 Hours
Attaching greater significance for promotion of neighbourly relations as well as existing sound understanding on regional matters of security concern, Indian Defence Secretary Mr Sanjay Mitra currently in Sri Lanka on a two-day official visit began bilateral discussions in the 6th round of ‘India-Sri Lanka Annual Defence Dialogue’ at the Ministry of Defence in Colombo this morning (8) where the progress of last dialogues were reviewed and assessed.
08th April 2019 07:35:27 Hours
Giving due respect and recognition to the committed dedication and services they offered for defence of the country, but now confined to the Veterans' Home at Bolagala, Katana for the rest of their lives after retirement, the Army on a suggestion made by the Commander of the Army, Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake completely refurbished this....
07th April 2019 08:05:54 Hours
Spirits of typical National Sinhala-Hindu New Year festival, blended with a rare combination of age-old rites, rituals, customs, festivities and traditions dominated Saturday's (6) 'Sirisara New Year-2019' celebration at Padaviya-Sri Pura, Kolongolla, organized jointly by the Army and 'Wana Aranaka Asiriya' team on....
05th April 2019 17:05:09 Hours
All soldiers of the Army in the spirits of saving lives of patients, needing urgent cardiac surgeries but unable to afford the cost have come forward to donate one-day pay to the ‘Heart to Heart Trust Fund’ (HTHTF) at Sri Jayawardenapura General Hospital at the request of the Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake.
04th April 2019 19:27:14 Hours
Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army on Wednesday (3) as the Chief Guest attended to a series of openings in the Commando Regiment (CR) Headquarters at Ganemulla at the request of Major General Ralph Nugera, Colonel of the Regiment, CR.
03rd April 2019 16:28:29 Hours
'Bakmaha Divuruma', a phenomenal national pledge that commits each and everyone in the country to rise against use of drugs, importation of drugs and spread of drugs was performed this morning (3) across the island with the commencement of the main ceremony, headed by HE the President taking place at the Independence Square.
03rd April 2019 09:24:38 Hours
Lion Ladies' Club of 306 C1 District Zone 3 and Leo Club responding positively to a request made by the Headquarters Battalion at the Army Headquarters (Special Projects Unit) came forward to extend their helping hand for promotion of livelihoods of battle-affected War Heroes and their family members, civil employees and their families and Army professionals by way of donating eleven sewing machines, six computers, household requirements, new dresses for the music band, school accessories and an artificial leg for an amputee during a brief ceremony held at the Army Headquarters Tuesday (2) afternoon.
31st March 2019 10:48:46 Hours
Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army on Saturday (30) attaching prioritized importance to the ongoing 'Mitra Shakthi' Army Exercise at Diyatalawa, visited Indian and Sri Lankan contingents under training where he witnessed a tactical drill display and a simulated raid conducted by the Indian Army contingent on a terrorist hideout.
28th March 2019 08:48:09 Hours
The country's most prestigious apex body for professional Engineers in Sri Lanka, the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka (IESL) Wednesday (27) evening honoured Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake, Commander of the Army by inviting him to be the Chief Guest at the annual 'Engineering Excellence Awards-2018' ceremony at the BMICH where those excelled in the science and the practice of engineering in Sri Lanka were rewarded before a galaxy of veterans, distinguished guests and top-level engineering professionals.
25th March 2019 19:22:45 Hours
‘Exercise Mitra Shakthi - VI’, the two-week long military exercise, designed to bolster military relations further between the Indian Army and the Sri Lanka Army will begin on Tuesday (26) at Diyatalawa 1 Gemunu Watch (GW) camp premises with the participation of 120 Indian Army Jawans and an equal number of Sri Lankan Army personnel.